Judiciary

Threats to judiciary will be confronted Justice Mogoeng tells editors

'I will not hesitate to confront anybody who actually does something that poses a threat to the independence of the judiciary,' says Mogoeng.

Ngcobo: Don’t take your freedoms for granted

Former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo says South Africans should not take their rights to freedom of expression and information for granted.

Lawyers join call for judges to show and tell

Judges should disclose their financial and business interests, a group of lawyers says. But that shouldn't necessarily apply to their relatives.

To judge the judgments

The Cabinet wants an independent review of decisions made by the Constitutional Court. Good: the executive may learn something.

JSC’s failure leaves the country in the dark about Mogoeng

Ultimately the president has the power to appoint the chief justice, but this does not mean the JSC should act as a rubber stamp.

Adrift from our democratic moorings

Why is President Jacob Zuma and the JSC imposing Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng as our chief justice when he is clearly unsuitable for the position?

Time to reconstitute the NPA

Jackie Selebi's conviction has been a victory for the independence of the judiciary, but now the onus is on the NPA to prove itself.

McBride was convicted — period!

If someone was convicted of murder but later granted amnesty for their action, does that mean we should no longer call him or her a murderer?

When the legal numbers don’t add up

The recent spate of appointments to the Bench has again focused attention on the criteria for judicial appointment.

Sharpen your aim

Law and order has almost always been a political no-brainer; even in the most tranquil of democracies voters thrill to the rhetoric of the big stick.

Battles of Bench and Bar

How race -- and Judge John Hlophe -- turned the judiciary upside down. Sello S Alcock reports.

Kriegler’s challenge echoes Hlophe’s

The JSC found that Hlophe's actions were improper, but did not constitute the "gross misconduct" legally required for impeachment.

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SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

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20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders