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Low morale among magistrates as salary increases delayed
Low morale among magistrates as salary increases delayed
Magistrates are in an uproar, and their morale “very low”, in their struggle to secure salaries, and regular increases, that put them on a par...
Efforts to transform the judiciary have failed
Efforts to transform the judiciary have failed
The General Council of the Bar (GCB) has admitted that efforts to transform the judiciary have failed, and will establish a transformation...
Judges’ arrests on hold as Swazi furore continues
Judges’ arrests on hold as Swazi furore continues
The crisis in Swaziland’s judiciary deepened this week following a media report that Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi had prepared arrest warrants...
The taming of Swaziland's judiciary
The taming of Swaziland's judiciary
On his 45th birthday last year, Swaziland's King Mswati III conferred the Order of Merit on Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi. It was a slap in the...
Letters to the editor: March 14 to 20 2014
Letters to the editor: March 14 to 20 2014
The Umkhonto weSizwe Veterans' Association, the South African National Civics Organisation (Sanco), the South African Communist Party (SACP),...
No funds for Mogoeng's independence
No funds for Mogoeng's independence
The latest budget was disappointing for those hoping that the office of the chief justice would receive its own funding for the first time since it...
Scales of justice could tip either way for judiciary in 2014
Scales of justice could tip either way for judiciary in 2014
Later this year, the ongoing saga of access to the information relied on by the then national director of public prosecutions, Mokotedi Mpshe, to...
Law's upper echelons still white men
Law's upper echelons still white men
South Africa's major corporate law firms are still dominated by white men, especially in the upper echelons where the power – and will...
Women in ConCourt row won’t go away
Women in ConCourt row won’t go away
With criticism about an all-male candidates list ringing in its ears, the Judicial Service Commission will interview candidates in Johan­nesburg...
Judiciary: Who guards the guardians of the law?
Judiciary: Who guards the guardians of the law?
This is the warning the Supreme Court of Appeal gave all judges in New Clicks v Minister of Health in 2005, quoting the author of The Little...
Judiciary: Appointment queried on gender grounds
Judiciary: Appointment queried on gender grounds
Perceptions that a candidate was earmarked for the vacant judge's post in the Constitutional Court have cast a lingering shadow over the...
Threats to judiciary will be confronted Justice Mogoeng tells editors
Threats to judiciary will be confronted Justice Mogoeng tells editors
Anybody who went beyond talk or criticism to actually threaten the judiciary's independence would definitely be confronted, Chief Justice Mogoeng...

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