Justice ministry considering assisted suicide appeal

2015-05-01 12:38

The justice ministry says it is considering whether it still wants to appeal a court ruling on the assisted suicide of Robin Stransham-Ford, after he died.

Pistorius may only spend 10 months in prison

2014-10-21 13:23

In terms of the Criminal Procedure Act, Oscar Pistorius may end up spending only 10 months of his five-year sentence in prison, a justice department spokesperson says.

Justice ministry 'out of touch'

2013-03-18 22:13

The justice ministry is out of touch with problems confronting magistrates in lower courts and is not taking their salary demands seriously, the Judicial Officers' Association of SA says.

NPA told to charge Mdluli

2012-03-25 20:15

Crime intelligence boss Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli could be back in court soon to face charges of fraud and corruption.

Zille hails ruling on Zuma records

2012-03-20 18:31

DA leader Helen Zille has hailed a Supreme Court of Appeal ruling giving her party access to the records that led to the suspension, in 2009, of criminal charges against President Jacob Zuma.

Simelane will continue to 'raise issues'

2011-09-06 22:45

National Director of Public Prosecutions Menzi Simelane will continue to raise issues that reflect society, his spokesperson says,

Mdluli case on hold as probe continues

2011-06-24 16:11

The case against crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and his co-accused has been postponed in the Boksburg Magistrate's Court.

Assisted dying ruling affects powers of NPA - Justice ministry

Speaking after a court ruled a terminally ill man the right to end his own life, with the help of a doctor, the Justice ministry said the ruling would affect the NPA's powers. Watch.

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Magistrate protest continues

2013-03-20 18:03

The nationwide protest by magistrates was continuing, the Judicial Officers' Association of SA says.

Nyaope to be criminalised

2013-02-27 21:08

Nyaope is in the processes of being classified as an illegal drug, a justice official says.

No surprise at Zuma ruling, lawyers say

2012-03-20 22:25

The legal fraternity is not surprised by a Supreme Court of Appeal decision in favour of the DA, law professor Tom Coetzee says.

Shock at charges against 'Winnie cops'

2011-09-29 22:31

The NPA's decision to bring criminal charges against two policemen who stopped Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's car has been met with shock by the SA Police Union.

Sex charges against pupils dropped

2011-08-05 22:32

Charges have been dropped against the three children caught having sex at Jules High School in Johannesburg last year, the National Prosecuting Authority says.

Mdluli in court on murder charge

2011-03-31 16:05

Crime intelligence boss Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli has made a low-key appearance in court, where he faces charges that include murder.

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