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Judge Motata escaped impeachment - here's why
Judge Motata escaped impeachment - here's why
Nkola Motata’s case is the closest democratic South Africa has come to impeaching a judge, testing the as-yet unused provisions in...
Judge Motata cleared of impeachable conduct
Judge Motata cleared of impeachable conduct
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has cleared Judge Nkola Motata of impeachable conduct, going...
High court adds more women judges
High court adds more women judges
Sylvia Daniso’s father made the mistake of taking her along to meet his boss when he was applying for one of the university scholarships offered...
Ramaphosa makes his first ConCourt appointments
Ramaphosa makes his first ConCourt appointments
President Cyril Ramaphosa has made his first appointments to South Africa’s highest court. Justices Zukisa Tshiqi and Steven Majiedt — both...
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....
Supreme Court of Appeal still facing collegiality problems
Supreme Court of Appeal still facing collegiality problems
With the current batch of retirements at the Supreme Court of Appeal, the appeal court was losing 93 years of judicial experience, KwaZulu-Natal...
The judge, the big payout and the dodgy service provider
The judge, the big payout and the dodgy service provider
High court Judge Tintswalo Makhubele, the former acting chairperson of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) board, who asked for a...
State capture inquiry starting on wrong foot – EFF
State capture inquiry starting on wrong foot – EFF
The EFF has already raised objections to the much-anticipated state capture inquiry even though it could be months before it kicks off.
Courts ride out the Zuma storm
Courts ride out the Zuma storm
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How public should the JSC be?
How public should the JSC be?
Judiciary watchers have long speculated about what happens when the Judicial Service Commission goes behind closed doors for its strictly confidential deliberations — weighing up the merits of the different candidates, and ultimately deciding who will get the nod....
To reveal or not to reveal JSC deliberations, that’s the ConCourt question
To reveal or not to reveal JSC deliberations, that’s the ConCourt question
The Constitutional Court will hear arguments on Thursday on whether to take the unprecedented step of ordering the Judicial Service Commission...
Judge Mabel Jansen to face impeachment tribunal over Facebook comments
Judge Mabel Jansen to face impeachment tribunal over Facebook comments
Pretoria High Court Judge Mabel Jansen must face a tribunal to investigate whether her statements on Facebook about race and black culture amounted...

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