Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Judge Dhaya Pillay has been shortlisted by the Judicial Service Commission for a Constitutional Court vacancy.
Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe has reduced the gross misconduct allegation lodged against him by his deputy as a complaint that has "all the hallmarks of a paranoid judge with little appreciation of collegiality, restraint, composure and confidentiality".
The Cape Bar Council has written to Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng requesting that Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe and his deputy Judge Patricia Goliath not perform their functions until there is an outcome to the explosive allegations.
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has found retired judge Nkola Motata guilty of misconduct and ordered him to pay more than R1m.
The Judicial Service Commission has recommended Nokuthula Sylvia Daniso to President Cyril Ramaphosa for a judge vacancy in the Free State High Court.
If anyone has evidence of any wrongdoing by a judge, they should lodge a complaint with the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), judiciary spokesperson Nathi Mncube has told News24.
The backlog of late judgments at the Western Cape High Court keeps getting worse.
The Judicial Conduct Tribunal set up to hear complaints against Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe has hit yet another snag.
Sixteen of Cape Judge President John Hlophe's judgments at the Western Cape High Court have been outstanding for more than half a year. Six of these have been outstanding since 2016.
On Tuesday morning at the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) interviews of prospective judges, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema’s piercing eyes caught those of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.
The reference to former president Jacob Zuma in his deputy's complaint against him was an "irresponsible and manufactured false allegation made simply to spice up the gravity of the case against me", Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe has charged.
Despite confirmation that it will investigate the matter (as it should), the JSC provides no comfort to the judges, prosecutors, attorneys, advocates, witnesses, victims and accused persons who must appear before the Hlophes, writes Adriaan Basson.
An advocate who attempted more than once – unsuccessfully – to land a spot on the Bench, has finally been recommended for appointment.
Three women and one man have been recommended to President Cyril Ramaphosa for appointment to the Bench.
Lawyers for SARS deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay intend writing to the North Gauteng deputy judge president about a report that a judge was taken off a case because she allegedly made disparaging remarks about the Public Protector in a judgment.
A judgment in the Pietermaritzburg High Court of KZN has been outstanding for more than six years, according to a list of late reserved judgments as of 31 December.
The Judicial Service Commission has announced a shortlist of candidates to be interviewed for various vacant judicial positions.
Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe will face a Judicial Conduct Tribunal for allegedly attempting to influence Constitutional Court judges in a case involving former president Jacob Zuma.
The Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of the Helen Suzman Foundation to have the Judicial Service Commission's deliberations on appointing judges made public.
The Judicial Service Commission is expected to interview shortlisted candidates for various judicial positions. Here are some of the candidates.
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