Zuma considers designating 3 new JSC members

2017-03-24 09:17

President Jacob Zuma is considering designating three new members of the Judicial Service Commission, says the Presidency.

Kenya's new Chief Justice must press on with cleaning up the judiciary

2016-10-07 16:00

Despite some criticism, the screening of 50-odd judges and nearly 300 magistrates was a remarkable achievement. But Kenya's new Chief Justice has some cleaning up left to do, writes Jan van Zyl Smit.

ConCourt dismisses appeal on SCA's Judge Hlophe misconduct ruling

2016-05-16 23:12

The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application by Justices Bess Nkabinde and Chris Jafta for leave to appeal the Supreme Court of Appeal's ruling regarding the misconduct allegations against Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe.

I fought apartheid, Judge Mabel Jansen said in JSC interview

2016-05-11 13:52

Embattled High Court Judge Mabel Jansen told the Judicial Service Commission before her appointment in 2013 that she fought apartheid and knew what hardship meant.

Judge Mabel Jansen requests 'special leave'

2016-05-10 14:36

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and beleaguered High Court Judge Mabel Jansen have requested that she be placed on special leave, the Judicial Services Commission says.

No judge candidates recommended for top KZN post

2015-10-08 21:31

The vacancy for the post of deputy judge president in KwaZulu-Natal is to remain vacant for now as none of the candidates were recommended for the post.

Justice minister wants only black female counsel

2015-10-08 20:13

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has said he will only be represented by black female counsel.

Indians are black people too, judge candidate tells JSC

2015-10-08 15:16

People of Indian origin should not be penalised in appointments to the bench in KZN because of the perception that they already dominate in the province, the Judicial Service Commission has heard.

Free State premier delays JSC interviews

2015-10-07 12:41

Judicial Service Commission interviews for vacancies on the bench have been delayed by two hours after Free State Premier Ace Magashule arrived late.

Malema asks judge candidate if he was deployed by political party

2015-10-06 18:30

EFF leader Julius Malema has asked a candidate for a judge's vacancy in the Northern Cape whether a political party had deployed him to the bench.


Zuma replaces 3 JSC members

2017-03-02 23:44

President Jacob Zuma has decided to replace three members of the Judicial Service Commission, the presidency says.

Jansen complaint not finalised yet: JSC

2016-09-12 19:13

The complaint of racism lodged against Johannesburg High Court judge Mabel Jansen has not been finalised yet, the Judicial Service Commission said on Monday.

Masutha grants special leave to Judge Jansen

2016-05-11 14:00

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has approved a request for special leave for controversial High Court judge Mabel Jansen.

Seven quotes from Judge Mabel Jansen's interview with the JSC

2016-05-11 13:51

Here are seven quotes from the transcript of Judge Mabel Jansen's interview with the Judicial Services Commission in 2013, revealing her position on a variety of issues.

JSC to consider complaint against judge's critique of Dalindyebo

2016-01-14 21:23

A critique of King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo in his judgment against the AbaThembu king has resulted in a complaint to the Judicial Services Commission about Judge Mahomed Navsa by the Society for the Protection of our Constitution.

New visa regulations for children a success - judge

2015-10-08 20:55

There has been a drop in child kidnappings and abductions involving SA since the introduction of the controversial new cross-border travel requirements for children, the JSC heard.

Madondo goes from farm labourer to judge

2015-10-08 18:41

Ten cents a day. That was what KwaZulu-Natal High Court judge Mjabuliseni Madondo once earned as a farm labourer before he went on to study law and worked his way up to the bench.

Judge candidate grilled over helping controversial magistrate

2015-10-07 18:33

Gauteng Magistrate Shanaaz Mia - and High Court judge candidate - has been quizzed by the JSC as to why she helped write a judgment for a now-suspended magistrate.

Hotly contested judicial vacancy post announced

2015-10-06 22:05

The hotly contested vacancy for a judge in the Northern Cape High Court in Kimberley has gone to Mpho Catherine Mamosebo.

Judge candidates forced to confront their past

2015-10-06 18:01

Applying to be a judge is a fraught process where the past can come back to haunt one, as some of the candidates applying for six positions in Gauteng have found during their interviews in Cape Town on Tuesday.

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