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Hugh Corder

Hugh Corder

Hugh Corder is a professor of Public Law at the University of Cape Town.
    Are critics of the judiciary legitimate or dangerous?
    Are critics of the judiciary legitimate or dangerous?
    As a branch of government, the courts must naturally be accountable for the exercise of their power. The means of achieving their accountability must be balanced against their necessary independence....
    A lowering of the bar
    A lowering of the bar
    In supporting the appointment of Judge John Hlophe as chief justice, Paul Ngobeni accuses me of any number of prejudices and failings ("A nomination in print", June 12). ...