ConCourt judges ask SCA to hear appeal

2015-01-21 11:21

Two Constitutional Court judges have asked the Supreme Court of Appeal to hear an appeal in their case against the Judicial Service Commission, a report states.

ConCourt to rule on land case

2014-12-12 17:10

The Constitutional Court will deliver its judgment in a case over whether a land owner should be compensated for land to be used for public roads.

Vulture feet judgment expected

2014-12-01 21:06

The Constitutional Court is expected to rule in an application to confirm the validity of a high court ruling that sections of an environmental decree pertaining to the former Transkei are constitutionally invalid.

Dept: Govt not reviewing court decisions

2014-09-06 15:27

The justice department says government will not review decisions by the Constitutional Court and Supreme Court of Appeals because that would be unconstitutional.

Barnard disappointed with ConCourt ruling

2014-09-02 14:35

Former Lieutenant Colonel Renate Barnard says she is disappointed that the Constitutional Court ruled in favour of the SA Police Service in her affirmative action case.

ConCourt to hear Bapsfontein relocation case

2014-08-12 07:19

The Constitutional Court is set to hear arguments on why the Ekurhuleni municipality should be found in contempt of court for not complying with a court order relating to the relocation and eviction of people in the Bapsfontein informal settlement.

ConCourt orders police to return taxi

2014-05-15 14:13

An Mthatha man will get his minibus taxi back from the police after the Constitutional Court ruled that the police had unlawfully deprived him of it.

Promotion about race, not merit, ConCourt hears

2014-03-20 14:36

The decision not to promote Lieutenant Colonel Renate Barnard was based on her race and not merit, the Constitutional Court has heard.

Police take AA case to ConCourt

2014-01-14 12:15

The SA Police Service will take the Lieutenant Colonel Renate Barnard affirmative action case to the Constitutional Court.

Couple's debt default order stands - ConCourt

2013-12-13 07:31

The Constitutional Court has upheld a default judgment against a couple who breached a debt restructuring order.

Auction Alliance seeks ConCourt approval

2013-11-15 16:10

The Constitutional Court will hear an application by the Auction Alliance for confirmation of an order relating to sections of the Estate Agency Affairs Act.

Mogoeng not worried about Hlophe tribunal

2013-10-10 08:15

The controversial misconduct tribunal facing Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe did not put the judiciary's independence and integrity at risk, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says.

ConCourt: Dept can override admission policy

2013-10-03 17:36

The education department has the power to override a school's admission policy, the Constitutional Court has found.

Hlophe tribunal invalid - lawyer

2013-10-01 13:31

A Judicial Service Commission tribunal hearing into a complaint of misconduct against Cape Judge President John Hlophe is invalid, a lawyer for Constitutional Court Judges Chris Jafta and Bess Nkabinde says.

ConCourt dismisses 'reconsideration' bid

2013-09-12 14:40

The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application "for reconsideration" of a previous ruling it made relating to an order of costs.

Praise for Pius Langa

2013-08-27 12:37

Former chief justice Pius Langa had ensured prosecutorial independence from the executive, acting NPA head Nomgcobo Jiba says.

Zuma signs law on courts

2013-08-23 20:44

A proclamation that brings the Constitution Seventeenth Amendment Act and the Superior Courts Act into operation has been signed by President Jacob Zuma.

ConCourt dismisses Marikana application

2013-08-19 11:36

An application to compel the State to fund the legal costs of miners wounded in the Marikana shootings last year has been dismissed by the Constitutional Court.

Zuma must explain NPA decision - DA

2013-07-04 14:22

President Jacob Zuma must explain his refusal to appoint a permanent national director of public prosecutions to the Constitutional Court, the DA says.

ConCourt rules against young killer

2013-06-06 13:19

The Constitutional Court has dismissed a bid by a convicted youth to have his life sentence for murder set aside.

ConCourt hears school admissions case

2013-05-09 14:30

Rivonia Primary School in Johannesburg could have admitted one more Grade 1 pupil when asked, the Constitutional Court has heard.

ConCourt: Evict worker's family

2013-03-14 13:23

The Constitutional Court has ruled for the eviction of the family of an elderly retired domestic worker who had moved in with her on a farm in the Stellenbosch area.

Cop inquiry case in ConCourt in August

2013-03-11 12:42

The Constitutional Court is expected to hear argument regarding the legality of the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry on 6 August.

Zuma consults over ConCourt judge

2013-03-01 12:25

President Jacob Zuma has written to leaders of political parties to consult with them over the appointment of a new Constitutional Court judge, the presidency said on Friday.

ConCourt pension case adjourned

2013-02-07 14:42

The Constitutional Court has adjourned without hearing argument on a woman's challenge to her divorced husband's pension fund.


ANC: DA SMS presented opinion as fact

2015-01-19 14:54

A Constitutional Court ruling on a Democratic Alliance SMS, claiming President Jacob Zuma "stole" money, was not a victory for the opposition, the ANC says.

Mom seeks justice in 'wrongful life' claim

2014-12-11 05:05

The Constitutional Court will deliver its ruling in a damages claim laid by the mother of a child born with Down's syndrome.

Cops wil comply with ConCourt order

2014-10-30 17:34

The SAPS say they will comply with the Constitutional Court's order to investigate claims of torture against senior Zimbabwean officials.

Cele heads to ConCourt over media

2014-09-04 22:09

Former police commissioner Bheki Cele plans to approach the Constitutional Court, apparently to stop politicians being defamed by the media.

AA case: ConCourt rules in favour of police

2014-09-02 11:21

The Constitutional Court has granted the SA Police Service leave to appeal against a ruling in an affirmative action case involving former Lieutenant Colonel Renate Barnard.

ConCourt rules on Durban village

2014-06-06 20:22

The Constitutional Court has granted residents of Madlala Village in Durban leave to appeal against an order authorising the municipality to demolish their homes.

Intaka loses ConCourt appeal

2014-03-21 07:15

The Constitutional Court has declined to declare parts of the Prevention of Organised Crime Act invalid.

Police appealing AA ruling

2014-03-20 08:41

The Constitutional Court will hear an application by the SA Police Service for leave to appeal against a ruling on affirmative action.

Rapist fights to stay off sex offenders list

2013-12-22 14:00

A Western Cape rapist, who was 14-years-old at the time of raping three boys, is taking his case to the Constitution Court in a bid to stay off the national register for sexual offenders.

President can confer silk status - court

2013-11-28 13:48

The president has the power to confer honours on advocates, the Constitutional Court has found.

Concourt to hear livestock application

2013-11-12 17:48

The Constitutional Court is set to hear an application to confirm an order relating to impounding stray livestock.

Constitution is supreme - Yacoob

2013-10-09 19:55

Former Constitutional Court Justice Zak Yacoob says that if the judiciary is to transform, the values of the Constitution should be of the most importance when judges apply their minds.

Hlophe hearing postponed

2013-10-01 14:45

The Judicial Service Commission tribunal hearing into a complaint of misconduct against Cape Judge President John Hlophe has been postponed.

Hlophe tribunal set for next week

2013-09-23 12:02

Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe will face a tribunal next week to deal with a complaint dating back to 2008, Freedom Under Law says.

No confidence ruling: DA wins the war

2013-08-27 14:55

While the ANC has claimed the Constitutional Court’s no confidence ruling as a victory, the DA says it has triumphed because the court has compelled Parliament to change its rules on the matter.

ConCourt dismisses DA application

2013-08-27 11:22

The Constitutional Court has dismissed the Democratic Alliance’s application on whether a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma should be debated in Parliament.

Marikana activists: Ruling an insult

2013-08-20 11:47

The dismissal of an application for the State to fund the legal costs of miners wounded and arrested in the Marikana shootings last year is an insult to workers, the Marikana Support Campaign says.

Chief justice facing impeachment complaint

2013-08-06 14:52

A complaint calling for the impeachment of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has been laid with the Judicial Service Commission.

ConCourt's tribe decision welcomed

2013-06-14 10:41

Queen Lombekiso MaSobhuza Sigcau is excited by the Constitutional Court's ruling to set aside a decision which removed her husband as king of the AmaMpondo AseQawukeni.

Lawyer: Well-off schools must serve people

2013-05-09 14:30

Even schools well funded by their pupils' parents still serve their community, a lawyer for Equal Education has told the Constitutional Court.

ConCourt denies resident's appeal

2013-04-26 16:01

The Constitutional Court has denied a Kroonstad resident's appeal to stop the municipality cutting off her power after she stopped paying rates in a protest about service delivery.

Landowners approach ConCourt over rates

2013-03-12 07:59

The Constitutional Court will hear an application by landowners challenging the validity of municipal levies and rates imposed by the Berg Rivier municipality.

Judges should serve for life - Yacoob

2013-03-07 13:38

Former Constitutional Court judge Zak Yacoob believes Constitutional Court judges should serve for life, or until they are about 75-years-old.

Construction dispute settled in ConCourt

2013-02-07 14:42

The Constitutional Court has ruled against the Rustenburg municipality over excavations that damaged a homeowner's foundations.

Woman challenges pension provisions

2013-02-07 12:30

The Constitutional Court has adjourned within minutes of starting a woman's challenge to her divorced husband's pension fund.

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