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Hlophe throws out Bongo corruption case

Former state security minister walks free after judge finds there is not sufficient evidence of attempted bribery to scupper Eskom probe

Tobacco industry argues Dlamini-Zuma’s bid to appeal adverse ruling on the ban is fatally flawed

The Western Cape high court is expected to rule soon on the minister’s bid to seek vindication from the supreme court

High court gives Australian mining company a big SLAP(P)

The judge ruled that corporations should not be allowed to use the legal system against citizens and activists

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

High court declares the City of Cape Town’s lockdown evictions illegal

The South African Human Rights Commission and housing activists brought — and won — an application to halt lockdown demolitions of what the City of Cape Town said were unoccupied dwellings

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”

Goliath’s secret recording of Hlophe raises questions of ethics

In an extraordinary move for a judge, the deputy judge president says she secretly recorded a meeting that proves she was insulted by Judge President John Hlophe

Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

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

Western Cape judges refuse to share a bench with one of their own

Ten judges say that, in the dispute between the Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe and his deputy Patricia Goliath, their colleague has shown a serious lack of integrity

We fail children living with disabilities

Despite commendable work and persistent battles, not enough is being done for these learners

Strike-off case pulls in judge

Judge Mushtak Parker is implicated in an application to strike off his former partners. He is also involved in the fight between the Western Cape high court’s judge president and his deputy

Warring judges stay on the Bench

Removing them, even temporarily, is not easy. And for good reason, writes Franny Rabkin

Salie-Hlophe accuses Goliath of lying and racism

In response to Goliath’s gross misconduct complaint, Salie-Hlophe says Goliath has ‘an unhealthy obsession with my marriage’

Hlophe complaint is an eerie echo

But the new complaint against the Western Cape judge president is also unprecedented

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‘Terrorised’ family shines a light on traditional leadership for vulnerable people

The ambiguity between traditional and constitutional leadership has been exposed by the violent banishment of an Eastern Cape family

Sisulu dissolves housing agency board, again

The HDA is once again under administration, and its acting chief executive gets to stay on

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