Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

 
The cases of the bad magistrates
The cases of the bad magistrates
Free State chief magistrate Abida Motlekar has been accused of 19 counts of misconduct. Her case has been before the Magistrates Commission for...
Justice department denies links to Brazzers porn website
Justice department denies links to Brazzers porn website
In some parts of the interwebs, there’s been a bit of chatter around South African government employees who are possibly browsing a porn forum...
Justice Minister Masutha approves special leave for Judge Jansen
Justice Minister Masutha approves special leave for Judge Jansen
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha on Wednesday placed Judge Mabel Jansen on special leave following a complaint laid...
Whereabouts of Al-Bashir still unknown
Whereabouts of Al-Bashir still unknown
Justice department spokesperson Mthunzi Mhaga told News24 on Monday morning: "As a legal team we move from the premise that he is still within the...
Justice department wants to give offenders a second chance
Justice department wants to give offenders a second chance
The justice department wants to amend a section of the Criminal Procedures Act dealing with criminal records in a bid to give former offenders a...
Know your rights, says new government programme
Know your rights, says new government programme
Service delivery, education, housing and health are to be the key areas of a new programme launched by the department of justice and constitutional development and the Foundation for Human Rights, with funding from the European Union....
Mogoeng: Judiciary 'begs' for money and independence
Mogoeng: Judiciary 'begs' for money and independence
Twenty years after democracy, the judiciary, supposedly the third arm of government, is begging for money to survive and to be included in key...
No disruption expected during magistrates' strike
No disruption expected during magistrates' strike
"The appointment of acting magistrates is underway," spokesperson Mthunzi Mhaga said on Sunday. 
Sexual offences courts still wouldn’t bring rape justice
Sexual offences courts still wouldn’t bring rape justice
The criminal justice system remains badly broken when it comes to rape and child abuse. After a case against an allegedly abused child...
Appeal court included in judicial review
Appeal court included in judicial review
A government review of the judiciary has been broadened to include the Supreme Court of Appeal, the justice ministry said on Tuesday.
Protector's cash hopes
Protector's cash hopes
The office of the public protector is waiting for Justice Minister Jeff Radebe's budget vote speech later this year to find out whether it will get...
Behind bars: Selebi reports for prison
Behind bars: Selebi reports for prison
Former top Jackie Selebi has been placed in the custody of correctional services at the Pretoria Central Prison hospital.

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