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Top court questions surveillance laws

Justice Chris Jafta says Rica legislation is one of the ‘worst drafted’ laws he has ever seen

Hlophe to appear before Judicial Conduct Tribunal

​The Judge President of the Western Cape High Court will face a Judicial Conduct Tribunal for allegedly attempting to influence ConCourt judges

Judges at odds over impeachment

Minority of justices believe the president has been held to account over Nkandla, but it’s the majority view that counts

Eight years on and the Hlophe case takes another turn

Surely the two judges cannot expect their very own judicial colleagues at the Constitutional Court to change an obviously correct precedent?

It’s time to bring the long-running Hlophe saga to an end

It is to be hoped that Constitutional Court justices Bess Nkabinde and Chris Jafta will accept the latest judgment and not prolong the case.

Nkabinde and Jafta object to conduct committee investigating Hlope

ConCourt judges Bess Nkabinde and Chris Jafta have, in an unprecedented move, raised a constitutional objection to the Judicial Conduct Committee.

Hlophe tribunal postponed indefinitely

The tribunal hearing into John Hlophe has been postponed following judges Chris Jafta and Bess Nkabinde's request for exclusion from the hearing.

Jafta, Nkabinde: Let us be excused from Hlophe tribunal

Constitutional Court judges Chris Jafta and Bess Nkabinde have asked to be excused from appearing and testifying at Judge John Hlophe's tribunal.

Tribunal clears way for Hlophe hearing to continue

The judicial tribunal probing Western Cape judge president John Hlophe's conduct will continue after objections about its validity were dismissed.

JSC still to decide how to handle Hlophe matter

The JSC is still deciding what to do about John Hlophe's alleged bid to influence ConCourt judges over corruption charges against President Zuma.

ConCourt victory for Competition Commission

A landmark judgment by the Constitutional Court has reinforced the powers of investigation of the Competition Commission.

Judgment reserved in ConCourt’s Hlophe case

The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in a preliminary hearing on a conflict of interest from a misconduct complaint against John Hlophe.

ConCourt to hear Hlophe-related argument

The ConCourt will on Tuesday hear an application related to a complaint against Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe from three years ago.

Why the ConCourt couldn’t hear Hlophe case

The Constitutional Court has handed down reasons for the postponement of the hearing of two cases involving Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe.

Judging Hlophe

More revelations surfaced this week about Cape Judge President John Hlophe's alleged attempt to influence Constitutional Court judges.

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