Historical land battle decided in Constitutional Court

2017-12-14 20:28

Disputes over history are hard for courts to decide but that’s exactly what the Constitutional Court had to do in a battle over land in the Eastern Cape.

Justice Bess Nkabinde hangs up ConCourt robes after 12 years

2017-12-07 20:57

Justice Bess Nkabinde received a fitting farewell at the Constitutional Court, where she spent 12 years of her career.

Eviction and the law: what the Constitutional Court says

2017-11-01 08:07

A case involving an eviction order against people occupying houses on a farm near Paarl shows that there are limits to what the Constitutional Court is willing to do when it comes to disputes about how resources are spent.

Property debt judgment ends era of confusion and controversy

2017-08-29 22:00

The Constitutional Court judgment that new home owners are not liable for the historical debt of previous owners brings to an end a long period of confusion.

Editorial: JZ just doesn’t get it

2017-06-25 06:04

While delivering judgment on Thursday on the United Democratic Movement’s application to force the Speaker of Parliament to allow a secret ballot on a vote of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma, the Constitutional Court made pertinent remarks about the functionality of a democracy.

JSC recommends 4 judges for ConCourt

2017-04-04 23:07

SCA judges Leona Theron, Malcolm Wallis, and Stevan Majiedt, and North Gauteng High Court Judge Jody Kollapen have been recommended for a post at the Constitutional Court.

I have been a victim of racism, sexism - SCA judge

2017-04-04 22:43

Supreme Court of Appeal Judge Leona Theron has been a victim of racism and sexism, she has told the Judicial Service Commission.

I don't feel like a 'junk' person - judge candidate

2017-04-04 17:23

South Africa’s credit ratings downgrade must not reflect how South Africans feel about themselves, Judge Jody Kollapen has said.

Dlamini explains why there was no wilful intent to disregard Sassa order

2017-03-31 21:17

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini did not wilfully intend to disregard a Constitutional Court order in 2014 on the payment of social grants, she has said.

Dlamini misses deadline to file Sassa affidavit at Concourt

2017-03-31 17:30

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini failed to meet the deadline to submit an affidavit to the Constitutional Court on why she should not be held personally liable for legal costs in terms of the social grants case.


Dispossessed Salem community has rights to land – ConCourt

2017-12-12 08:07

The Constitutional Court has ruled a black community holds a right to certain portions of the Salem Commonage in the Eastern Cape and was dispossessed of the land due to past racially discriminatory practices.

ConCourt orders release of man convicted of killing his girlfriend after state bungled case

2017-12-06 22:19

A State bungle has led the Constitutional Court to order the immediate release of a prisoner, who was convicted of killing his girlfriend.

Nkandla inquiry will force Zuma to answer - UDM, Cope

2017-09-05 15:24

A fact-finding inquiry looking into President Jacob Zuma's conduct during the Nkandla debacle will force him to account for his actions, the Constitutional Court has heard.

New home owners not liable for historical debt, ConCourt rules

2017-08-29 11:18

The Constitutional Court has ruled that new home owners are not liable for historical debt taken over from previous owners.

ConCourt grants UDM access over secret ballot on motion of no confidence

2017-04-11 13:25

The United Democratic Movement has been granted access to the Constitutional Court over their calls for the secret ballot to be used in the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma.

I am fascinated by the law - ConCourt judge candidate

2017-04-04 23:02

There are areas of weakness at the Supreme Court of Appeal which need to be addressed, Constitutional Court candidate Judge Malcolm Wallis has told the JSC.

Dagga Party leader’s possession case withdrawn

2017-04-04 19:49

Dagga party leader Jeremy David Acton’s dagga possession case has been withdrawn in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court.

I won't be trampled on, because people think I'm not black enough - ConCourt judge candidate

2017-04-04 17:22

Judge Stevan Majiedt has told the Judicial Service Commissioners that he will not be trampled on by people who think he is "not black enough".

Dlamini files to ConCourt after email woes

2017-03-31 19:26

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says she did in fact meet a deadline to submit an affidavit to the Constitutional Court on personal costs in the social grants case.

ConCourt effectively quelled anxiety over Sassa crisis – FUL

2017-03-17 22:12

Freedom Under Law has welcomed the constitutional court ruling which compelled Cash Paymaster Services to continue distributing of social grants.

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