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Karyn Maughan

​JZ court antics dominate headlines while the destitute remain ignored

Cases about the rights of the vulnerable are overshadowed by his legal-political games.

Court of public opinion holds sway in Oscar Pistorius case

There is a gaping hole between how the legal system waded through the mess of evidence and how those outside court did.

Joe Mamasela, apartheid askari and remorseless killer

The Vlakplaas member who killed ANC activists says he is not haunted by his past because he told the truth and helped the families get closure.

NPA plays political games at inopportune time

Reinstating charges against Glynnis Breytenbach and Johan Booysen as the DA awaits a ruling regarding Nomgcobo Jiba could be the NPA's downfall.

Judiciary is last line of defence against government

SA’s judges have the unenviable job of ensuring that the state complies with the Constitution amid government's poor decision-making and abuses.

Zuma braces for battles on two fronts

President Jacob Zuma's characteristic counterattack is going to be sorely tested on two fronts this year: the spy tapes case and Nkandla.

Pistorius: The ‘ugh’ story that won’t go away

There's something odd about being fixated on the Pistorius case while the country implodes.

Slings and arrows finally catch up with Oscar Pistorius

The Supreme Court of Appeal has branded the Olympic track athlete with the murderer label he so dreaded as he faces a minimum 15 years in jail.

The Mosenekes: A family built of pain and courage

Endurance is the word that defines how South African Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke and his mother survived the cruelties of apartheid.

SA’s ‘tainted’ parole process in the dock

Oscar Pistorius's release has brought the justice minister's criticism of the system to the fore

Hundreds hit by Pistorious parole glitch

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's stalled release appears to have shut the doors for many offenders in a similar situation.

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