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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

Zuma refuses to testify in the Zondo commission, saying he’d rather go to jail

The Constitutional Court has told the former president everyone is equal before the law and he must appear before the inquiry into state capture

Fight over chief justice’s Israel comments grows

Last year South Africa closed its embassy in Jerusalem and Africa For Palestine alleged in its complaint that Mogoeng “expressed, or at least unambiguously implied” that this “political posture” was not right

Mogoeng’s Palestine stance calls into question his role at the ConCourt

We can only conclude that he ‘willingly and knowingly lent his personal credibility — and that of his office — to a white-washing of Israeli crimes’

Mogoeng on Israel: Bad faith and ‘impunified disregard’ for international law?

The chief justice needs to publicly account for his comments, by either walking them back or explaining his change of heart on international law and its institutions

Chief Justice’s views on Israel are guided by religion, not the Constitution

Mogoeng should remember that Israel/Palestine is an apartheid state, in which 90% of the land is reserved for Jewish occupation

Quo vadis, South Africa?

The government has responded swiftly to the Covid-19 pandemic by declaring a state of disaster and imposing a lockdown, but now it needs to start thinking of an evolving exit strategy

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

Rules for lockdown: Stay put!

The lockdown regulations provide for strong curtailment of people’s movements, but many details of their implementation are still to come

High court judicial row rumbles on

The Judicial Conduct Committee’s decision in the Hlophe vs Goliath matter means those judges at loggerheads will have to continue to work in one court

CCMA closes doors to Covid-19

The statutory body mandated to deal with workplace disputes released an urgent directive postponing all matters set down to be heard between March 18 and April 14

Compensation Fund capacity grilled

Despite fears that backdated claims by domestic workers may cripple the beleaguered Compensation Fund, the labour department said it will honour its legal obligations

EFF tackles apartheid legislation

While the ANC in Parliament found itself defending the presence of FW de Klerk at the State of the Nation address last week, the government was also — in court this time — defending an apartheid-era law

Warring judges stay on the Bench

Removing them, even temporarily, is not easy. And for good reason, writes Franny Rabkin

Edwin Cameron’s fight for humane prisons

The retired Constitutional Court judge is the new inspector of prisons and he argues that SA’s courts should stop filling them up

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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