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No impeachment tribunal for Hlophe or Goliath — yet

Judicial Conduct Committee decides on a different type of investigation into the gross misconduct complaints between the Western Cape judge president and his deputy

Mandela Foundation approaches ConCourt over apartheid flag tweet ruling

The Nelson Mandela Foundation said in court papers that the high court got it wrong in a number of respects

AfriForum’s Roets not in contempt for tweeting apartheid flag, court rules

Judge says the earlier court order, declaring the the gratuitous display of the flag is hate speech, set the standard of morality for society

N. Mandela Foundation: AfriForum should be held in contempt over apartheid flag tweet

Court should hold AfriForum in contempt over apartheid flag tweet, Nelson Mandela Foundation says

AfriForum, Ernst Roets facing contempt of court proceeding over apartheid flag tweet

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says the group and its deputy CEO openly mocked the order of the Equality Court

Equality court: Flying old SA flag is hate speech

In a precedent-setting judgment, the judge found that hate speech extends beyond using offensive words to gestures

Flag case will set precedent

In court, everyone agreed that the apartheid flag is a symbol of racism. But the two sides could not agree on how it plays into the Equality Act

Apartheid flag is an assault on the dignity of black people, high court hears

Afriforum argues that while displaying the flag may be hurtful, it does not amount to hate speech

Canadian bank’s court bid to ground Gupta jet postponed

Over the weekend, it was reported that the Gupta family defaulted on a $41-million jet

Is the JSC courting favourites?

The legal fraternity has raised concerns about the ruling party's influence over judicial appointments.

Politics enters Gauteng judicial race

The succession race for the position of judge president of the North and South Gauteng High Courts has begun and has taken on political overtones.

The law is clear to all but the blinkered

The president has the constitutional and legal authority to extend the term of the chief justice if he so wishes.

Are judges’ appointments campaign fodder?

In the <i>Sunday Times</i>, Judge President Phineas Mojapelo made two key points about the appointment of a new chief justice.

Extension of term of chief justice could create judicial crisis

In a <i>Sunday Times</i> article, Deputy Judge President Phineas Mojapelo, cautioned the government against the appointment of Chief Justice Ngcobo.

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