ARTICLES RELATING TO JUDICIARY

NPA to appeal ruling on KwaZulu-Natal Hawks boss

2014-03-23 21:36

The NPA is set to appeal a recent decision by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban to set aside all charges against suspended KwaZulu-Natal Hawks head Major General Johan Booysen.

Pistorius trial ruling 'a victory for open justice'

2014-02-25 14:05

Media organisations have broadly welcomed a court ruling that large parts of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial may be broadcast live, describing it as a "victory for freedom of speech".

Media apply to broadcast Oscar trial

2014-02-18 19:43

Media houses will apply to the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to broadcast the murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

No formal Noko complaint - NPA

2014-02-10 19:22

The National Prosecuting Authority has brushed off allegations that top KwaZulu-Natal prosecutor Moipone Noko dumped files in a multi-million rand tax fraud trial.

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.

Zuma appoints mostly female judges

2013-12-01 16:14
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President Jacob Zuma has appointed six new female judges to the High Court on the advice of the Judicial Service Commission.

ConCourt to rule on proof of intent

2013-11-27 21:41

Judgment on whether an accomplice could be convicted for a robbery with aggravating circumstances without proof of intent is set to be given by the Constitutional Court.

Parliament OKs legal practice bill

2013-11-12 20:47

The legal practice bill, which has far-reaching implications for the legal profession, has been approved by the National Assembly.

War of words in Mdluli case

2013-10-24 13:14

A lawyer and a judge in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria have clashed over the question of whether former police crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli should return to work.

ConCourt judges file Hlophe application

2013-10-21 10:46

Two Constitutional Court judges have filed a high court application to review a tribunal hearing into a complaint of misconduct against Judge John Hlophe, the JSC says.

Probe into fake court orders in KZN

2013-10-14 10:08

Hawks investigators are probing possible widespread faked court orders in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court following startling claims by a businessman in a court application.

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.

Judges seek review of Hlophe decision

2013-10-08 14:42

A hearing into a complaint of misconduct against Judge John Hlophe has been postponed after two Constitutional Court judges indicated they intend to ask for a high court review of the decision to continue.

Hlophe hearing must proceed - tribunal

2013-10-03 11:44

A hearing into a misconduct complaint against Cape Judge President John Hlophe must go ahead, the tribunal’s president has ruled.

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 probe delays 'undermine confidence'

2013-09-30 17:05

Further delays in the judicial misconduct probe into Cape Judge President John Hlophe will undermine public confidence, a tribunal has heard.

Hlophe tribunal not proper - lawyer

2013-09-30 12:25

A technical oversight could mean a judicial conduct probe into Cape Judge President John Hlophe has not been properly convened, a tribunal heard on Monday.

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.

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.

Committee dismisses Mogoeng complaint

2013-09-10 11:16

A bid to impeach Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has been dismissed, the Judicial Conduct Committee says.

Hoffman complaint to the GCB

2013-09-01 17:02

The Higher Education Transformation Network says the official complaint it has lodged against advocate Paul Hoffman has now been referred to the General Council of the Bar.

ANC: DA ConCourt loss a victory

2013-08-27 14:14

The ANC says the Constitutional Court’s decision to dismiss the motion of no confidence case brought by the Democratic Alliance was “a victory for the rule of law and the doctrine of separation of powers”.

HSRC, Fort Hare to review court rulings

2013-08-26 16:02

The justice department has awarded the controversial tender to review rulings of the country's two top courts to the Human Sciences Research Council and the University of Fort Hare’s law school.

Mogoeng reports 'misleading'

2013-08-13 12:41

The office of the chief justice cautioned the media for “misleading” headlines concerning a speech by Mogoeng Mogoeng.

Black lawyers criticise Mogoeng complaint

2013-08-09 07:27
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A complaint calling for the impeachment of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng is an attack on the transformation of the judiciary, the Black Lawyers' Association have said.

 

Justice dept unaware of interpreter issues

2014-03-04 12:03

The justice department was unaware of any concerns relating to the interpreter in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial in the North Gauteng High Court, spokesperson Mthunzi Mhaga says.

No conclusive ruling on affair

2014-02-25 08:56

The North Gauteng High Court could not reach a conclusive judgment over a man's compensation for a claim that his wife had sex with the family doctor.

Pistorius trial judge under scrutiny

2014-02-18 14:45
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Attention has turned to Oscar Pistorius trial judge Thokozile Matilda Masipa, and particularly judgments in which she has handed down maximum sentences to men convicted of violence against women.

Zuma marks deadline for judges' disclosure

2014-01-22 20:00

President Jacob Zuma has given judges 60 days from 29 January to disclose their interests and those of their immediate families.

Debt judgment expected in ConCourt

2013-12-11 22:00

A couple should hear their fate on Thursday, when the Constitutional Court is expected to hand down judgment regarding the National Credit Act.

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.

Lack of confidence worrying - Mogoeng

2013-11-13 18:22

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says it is a cause for concern that the public has lost confidence in the judicial system.

SAIRR: Privatise education

2013-11-06 07:14
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The SA Institute of Race Relations has called for a review of some of the country's systems such as the education sector to help South Africa grow and be more competitive.

Magistrate gambled during office hours - claim

2013-10-23 09:04

Suspended Kempton Park chief magistrate, Judy van Schalkwyk, will be called to appear before a disciplinary committee on charges of serious misconduct.

7 women on recommended judges list

2013-10-17 12:13

The Judicial Service Commission has recommended nine candidates for appointment as judges, seven of whom are women.

Mogoeng wants judiciary to be independent

2013-10-11 18:11

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says the judicial system and politics must be separated.

Magistrates' complaint worrying - ombudsman

2013-10-08 14:42

An Association of Regional Magistrates of SA complaint about a letter published in The Times is concerning, Press Ombudsman Johan Retief has found.

Judges ready to testify against Hlophe

2013-10-03 12:44

The Constitutional Court judges who laid a misconduct complaint against Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe are ready to testify against him, their legal representative says.

Justice dept misses 56% of targets

2013-10-03 07:44

The justice department has been faulted by the auditor general for missing more than half its targets for the past financial year.

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.

No formal Hlophe complaint - lawyer

2013-09-30 14:01

Constitutional Court judges Chris Jafta and Bess Nkabinde did not lodge a formal complaint against Cape Judge President John Hlophe, a tribunal has heard.

Court orders NDPP to reinstate Mdluli charges

2013-09-23 12:03

The national director of public prosecutions has been ordered to reinstate criminal charges and disciplinary action against former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli.

Advocate loses racism case

2013-09-23 09:05

An advocate who lost a racism case in the Competition Tribunal has been ordered to pay the legal costs, according to a report.

Hoffman takes advice on ruling

2013-09-10 16:17

Advocate Paul Hoffman is taking advice on the Judicial Conduct Committee's dismissal of his complaint about Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's remarks on transformation.

DA: Errant magistrates a worry

2013-09-01 21:02

Reports of magistrates themselves accused of criminal behaviour are worrying, says the DA, "especially if they engage in behaviour such as sexual harassment and theft."

No confidence ruling: DA wins the war

2013-08-27 14:55
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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.

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.

Mogoeng: I'm not racist

2013-08-12 11:32
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Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has responded to remarks made by him on the transformation of the judiciary.

CGE lauds sexual offences courts

2013-08-07 08:39

Sexual offences courts will go a long way in providing much needed protection to a large number of victims and survivors of sexual crimes, the Commission for Gender Equality says.

 
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