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Whoever switches off the lights should run the vaccine roll-out

We can’t be sure about dud drugs, divine intervention, or Sona promises but we can be sure the power will go off exactly on time

Do you have to take the Covid-19 vaccine or not?

The South African law does not make it mandatory for citizens to be vaccinated, and the same will apply for Covid-19 immunisation. But experts say people still have the responsibility not to act recklessly — and they should follow Covid-19 health protocols

Mogoeng not a devil’s advocate

The Bible-thumping chief justice really does seem to believe the anti-vaxxing nonsense he preaches

Hlophe says ‘assassination plot’ is a bid to sully his name

Allegations that Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe planned to assassinate his deputy, Patricia Goliath, are leading to further instability on the Cape bench

Fight over chief justice’s Israel comments grows

Last year South Africa closed its embassy in Jerusalem and Africa For Palestine alleged in its complaint that Mogoeng “expressed, or at least unambiguously implied” that this “political posture” was not right

Mogoeng’s Palestine stance calls into question his role at the ConCourt

We can only conclude that he ‘willingly and knowingly lent his personal credibility — and that of his office — to a white-washing of Israeli crimes’

Mogoeng on Israel: Bad faith and ‘impunified disregard’ for international law?

The chief justice needs to publicly account for his comments, by either walking them back or explaining his change of heart on international law and its institutions

Judicial Conduct Committee finds prima facie gross misconduct by Judge Mushtak Parker

The committee says if two complaints against him are found to be true, they are “extremely serious”

Quo vadis, South Africa?

The government has responded swiftly to the Covid-19 pandemic by declaring a state of disaster and imposing a lockdown, but now it needs to start thinking of an evolving exit strategy

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

Editorial: Reporting on legal tensions

Even in the best of times, there is an inherent tension between the three arms of state

Rules for lockdown: Stay put!

The lockdown regulations provide for strong curtailment of people’s movements, but many details of their implementation are still to come

High court judicial row rumbles on

The Judicial Conduct Committee’s decision in the Hlophe vs Goliath matter means those judges at loggerheads will have to continue to work in one court

CCMA closes doors to Covid-19

The statutory body mandated to deal with workplace disputes released an urgent directive postponing all matters set down to be heard between March 18 and April 14

Top court questions surveillance laws

Justice Chris Jafta says Rica legislation is one of the ‘worst drafted’ laws he has ever seen

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