Gauntlett on ConCourt judge shortlist

2013-01-16 11:23
Jeremy Gauntlett SC (Felix Dlangamandla, Beeld)

Jeremy Gauntlett SC (Felix Dlangamandla, Beeld)

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Johannesburg - Controversial Cape Town advocate Jeremy Gauntlett has been named as one of five candidates on the shortlist for appointment as a Constitutional Court judge by the Judicial Services Commission (JSC), Beeld reported on Wednesday.

The other four names on the list are judges Selby Baqwa, Lebotsang Bosielo, Brian Spilg and advocate Mbuyiseli Madlanga.

The JSC will interview the candidates on 24 February before forwarding four of the candidates' names to President Jacob Zuma.

According to JSC spokesperson CP Fourie, the JSC will not name its preferred candidate and Zuma will have to decide which of the candidates he wants to appoint.

Gauntlett made headlines in 2012 when he was ignored as a potential candidate for a judicial appointment in Cape Town.

After a public outcry, the JSC eventually acknowledged that Gauntlett had not been appointed because he was "short-tempered" and "did not have the humble qualities expected of a member of the judiciary".

An even bigger outcry followed, after which more than 60 of the country's leading academics and institutions declared their support for Gauntlett.

- SAPA
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