3 judges reported to JSC for late judgments, some late by years

2019-04-23 16:37

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.

JSC announces shortlist for judicial positions

2018-08-02 13:51

The Judicial Service Commission has announced a shortlist of candidates to be interviewed for various vacant judicial positions.

Judge President Hlophe to appear before Judicial Conduct Tribunal

2018-07-02 07:09

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.

ConCourt orders JSC to disclose record of deliberations on appointing judges

2018-04-24 14:26

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.

JSC interviews to start this week

2018-04-09 08:05

The Judicial Service Commission is expected to interview shortlisted candidates for various judicial positions. Here are some of the candidates.

Judge Hlophe skirts conflict

2017-10-08 05:47

Rights unit says judge president should have recused himself from all Western Cape JSC interviews.

Zuma appoints 2 acting judges to ConCourt

2017-07-04 18:26

President Jacob Zuma has appointed two judges in acting capacities to the bench of the Constitutional Court.

Zuma’s role in the judicial system

2017-04-09 06:00

In a week of heightened suspicion about the president, his appointment of three new members to the JSC attracted scrutiny.

JSC recommends Tlaletsi as Northern Cape Judge President

2017-04-06 12:25

The Judicial Service Commission says it will recommend Judge Pule Tlaletsi as the next Judge President of the Northern Cape High Court.

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.

 

Western Cape High Court backlog getting worse

2018-09-04 07:35

The backlog of late judgments at the Western Cape High Court keeps getting worse.

Judicial Conduct Tribunal postponed after judge recuses himself

2018-07-02 13:18

The Judicial Conduct Tribunal set up to hear complaints against Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe has hit yet another snag.

No explanation as to why Cape Judge President John Hlophe has 16 outstanding judgments

2018-06-29 12:23

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.

Did the JSC get it wrong?

2018-04-15 06:02

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 dark world of judicial politics

2017-10-08 05:47

Issues of nepotism, favouritism and factionalism colour selection process of candidates standing for vacant posts.

EXCLUSIVE: New Constitutional Court judge's links to Zuma need scrutiny - NGO

2017-09-07 12:04

Justice Leona Theron, appointed as a Constitutional Court judge in June by President Jacob Zuma, previously had business dealings with two of his legal representatives, who in turn have worked closely with his son and nephew, an investigation has uncovered.

Casac welcomes Maya’s appointment as SCA president

2017-05-29 20:36

The appointment of Justice Mandisa Maya as Supreme Court of Appeal president will help strengthen South Africa’s constitutional democracy, NGO Casac has said.

Newsmaker: Mandisa Maya making history

2017-04-09 06:00

Mandisa Maya, who is soon to be confirmed as the first female president of the Supreme Court of Appeal, stretches her memory to recollect her earliest experience of sexism. Unsurprisingly, it is related to her desire to excel.

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.

Gender transformation in spotlight at JSC

2017-04-03 22:35

Women need to take on leadership roles in the judiciary, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has said during interviews for new judges.

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