Did God send Mogoeng a WhatsApp, or did He use a burning bush?
Nxamalala really does love a lawyer’s letter — as long as it’s not addressed to him
The question over dismissing the Ngcobo report was whether MPs had a primary duty to hold the president to account or be accountable to voters
The president’s review application asks the constitutional court, again, to determine how parliament should deal with the political scandal
In an application filed to the constitutional court, the president argued that the panel failed to follow the rules when it recommended he face an impeachment inquiry
In an interview for a position on the SCA, the trial judge in the Zuma corruption case said the then chief justice’s criticism was unfounded
An appeal panel has called for a tribunal to investigate both the judge president of the Western Cape division and his deputy on impeachable charges of misconduct
Hopefully the first woman premier of KwaZulu-Natal won’t have to wear a headscarf and can continue her studies
The chief justice was acting in a non-judicial capacity when chairing the state capture inquiry, so the complaint probably falls outside the law but underscores the risk of naming sitting judges to investigate political scandals
The fraught interview carried an echo of the controversy over former chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng’s religious pronoucements after members of the JSC cited extracts from Madondo’s writings on the biblical view on homosexuality
The chairperson of the state capture commission and acting chief justice said he had no bias in favour of the president or any against his predecessor, but proceeded on the basis of evidence, without thought as to whether it could deny him the post of chief justice
Mogoeng Mogoeng issues apology over his controversial remarks over South Africa’s foreign policy at a Jerusalem Post seminar in 2020
In an answer to a predictable question, the constitutional court justice cautioned that unfounded attacks on the judiciary risked undermining its legitimacy and the rule of the law
The brilliance of Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga’s mind and his transformative judgments can prove salutary at a time when the judiciary is under populist attack, his peers hope.
The former chief justice must apologise over his controversial criticims of South African foreign policy on Israel within 10 days
Why do religious leaders feel no compunction to harm their followers, when they could ‘pray for the destruction of a satanic vaccine’ instead?
The acting chief justice acknowledged calls for reform after the recent forced rerun of interviews for aspirant apex court judges
If the former chief justice can cure HIV/Aids, surely he can unvaccinate the vaccinated? But not before he’s president
After the February interviews and deliberations, the Judicial Service Commission will submit a report to President Cyril Ramaphosa
Lawyers agree that the issue is inevitably heading for constitutional challenge, but not all accept the mainstream view that the limitation of rights is justifiable
The names of the four justices were released by President Cyril Ramaphosa’s office 36 days after Mogoeng Mogoeng retired from the position.
The deputy chief justice said all the former spy boss had to do to respond to bombshell testimony implicating him in state capture was to apply for a turn to testify
After 12 years serving at the apex court, Sisi Khampepe and Chris Jafta have retired from office
During his watch the judiciary proved itself the proud guardian of the constitution, Zondo said, as Mogoeng slipped into retirement after a tumultuous decade
The sense that the commissioners who nominated five candidates for appointment to the Constitutional Court voted for their constituencies, rather than with their conscience, is difficult to shake off.
Paddy Harper finally got his second Covid-19 jab, but he feels that it’s pity there’s no vaccine for stupidity — or arrogance
Every judgment in favour of the government is not an indication of a captured court. The fact that we may argue about findings publicly shows how far South Africa is from, for example, Turkey’s recent human rights abuses
The deputy chief justice is said to top Ramaphosa’s list but his position as head of the state capture commission is seen as too politically fraught
The president has named a panel of experts to help him draw up a shortlist of candidates in an unprecedented move that opens the appointment to consultation
The state capture commission report will not be ready by the end of September, and Zondo says he believes it will be in the public interest to grant an extension
Local government is about cutting the grass and filling potholes, not about the death penalty and prayer in schools
The embattled Western Cape Judge President is also seeking to interdict the president from suspending him while he challenges the Judicial Service Commission’s gross misconduct finding