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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...
JSC finds none suitable for recommendation to become Eastern Cape judge president
JSC finds none suitable for recommendation to become Eastern Cape judge president
After a full day of interviews, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) said it would not be recommending any of the candidates interviewed for judge...
Racial tension, lack of collegiality rife at Supreme Court of Appeal, JSC hears
Racial tension, lack of collegiality rife at Supreme Court of Appeal, JSC hears
As a young judge acting in the Supreme Court of Appeal, Justice Leona Theron’s first feeling was one of inadequacy, she told the Judicial Service...
Justice Ray Zondo: Judges do not take chances with judicial independence
Justice Ray Zondo: Judges do not take chances with judicial independence
Judicial independence is critical to our democracy, said deputy chief justice nominee Ray Zondo at his Judicial Service Commission (JSC) interview...
Zuma’s JSC choices have so far defied doubts
Zuma’s JSC choices have so far defied doubts
NEWS ANALYSISWhen President Jacob Zuma appointed senior counsel Dumisa Ntsebeza, Ishmael Semenya and attorney Andiswa Ndoni to the Judicial...
Eight years on and the Hlophe case takes another turn
Eight years on and the Hlophe case takes another turn
This week, this column could be retitled “Only in South Africa”. A few weeks ago a unanimous Bench of the Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed an...
Aspirant judges find that JZ saga weighs on the JSC
Aspirant judges find that JZ saga weighs on the JSC
Like the saltiness that floated in off the Atlantic Ocean and hung over the Sea Point hotel in Cape Town, the Constitutional Court’s judgment that...
Courts will be big news in 2016
Courts will be big news in 2016
A look at the court rolls reveals that several key cases are likely to be heard this term now that the high courts have resumed their work after the...
Fame not a factor as JSC punts Makgoba as Limpopo top judge
Fame not a factor as JSC punts Makgoba as Limpopo top judge
There were tense moments when seven candidates were interviewed for the post of judge president in the new Limpopo division of the high court this...
Jappie set to replace Patel despite his off-the-cuff comment
Jappie set to replace Patel despite his off-the-cuff comment
KwaZulu-Natal deputy judge president Achmat Jappie may have put his foot in it yesterday, but in the end the Judicial Service Commission did not...

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