ARTICLES RELATING TO JUDICIARY

DA's Jiba challenge postponed after judge's mom dies

2016-02-02 11:06

The DA's application to have deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba suspended has been called off because the judge's mother has died.

Zuma appoints eight women as judges

2015-12-17 14:03

President Jacob Zuma has appointed 12 new judges - eight of them women - to serve on various High and Labour Courts.

11 important quotes from the SCA's judgment against Oscar Pistorius

2015-12-03 14:06

The Supreme Court of Appeal has replaced Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide conviction with one of murder. Here are 11 important quotes from the judgment.

Application against Jiba, Mrwebi struck off roll

2015-11-19 13:17

An urgent application by rights group Freedom Under Law aimed at suspending two senior National Prosecuting Authority officials has been struck off the roll in the High Court in Pretoria.

EFF: ANC suffers from ‘slave mentality’

2015-11-04 09:36

The plight of black lawyers in South Africa was one of the key demonstrations that the ANC government suffers “from slave mentality”, EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has said.

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.

Putting JSC delay on premier unfair - Free State govt

2015-10-07 21:43

It is unfair of the media to blame Premier Ace Magashule for a two hour delay at the Judicial Service Commission interviews in Cape Town, the Free State provincial government says.

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.

 

Complaint against judge who criticised King Dalindyebo

2016-01-14 09:04

The Society for the Protection of our Constitution has filed a complaint against a Supreme Court of Appeal judge for calling jailed AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo a "tyrannical and despotic king".

Over 150 new magistrates appointed to improve court efficiency

2015-12-13 17:35

An additional 154 magistrates have been employed at various Magistrate’s Courts countrywide to improve efficiency, the Minister of Police Nathi Nhleko says.

India jails staff for 'embezzling' 17 US cents

2015-11-26 17:23

An Indian court has sentenced two medical workers to a year in prison for embezzling 17 US cents in public funds more than 25 years ago.

Freedom Under Law want interdict against Jiba, Mrwebi

2015-11-17 09:19

Freedom Under Law will apply for an interdict to bar the head of Special Prosecutions Services Nomgcobo Jiba and Specialised Commercial Crime head Lawrence Mrwebi from work.

Zuma to meet legislature, judiciary heads twice a year

2015-11-03 16:43

The heads of the ''three arms of state'' - the judiciary, executive and legislature - will meet twice a year to iron out any issues they have in the future, President Jacob Zuma has said.

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.

New Free State judges appointed

2015-10-08 13:45

Two women from humble beginnings have been chosen to serve as judges at the high court in the Free State.

Judges can't belong to political parties - Moseneke

2015-10-07 19:12

Judges are legally required to resign membership of political parties if they are appointed to the bench, Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke has told candidates.

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.

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