Judge Dhaya Pillay among list of shortlisted candidates for Constitutional Court vacancy

2020-02-13 17:59

Judge Dhaya Pillay has been shortlisted by the Judicial Service Commission for a Constitutional Court vacancy.

Hlophe takes on Goliath in scathing response to JSC complaint: 'All the hallmarks of a paranoid judge'

2020-02-09 15:22

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".

Mogoeng asked to urge Judges Hlophe, Goliath and Salie-Hlophe to take voluntary leave amid misconduct allegations

2020-01-28 12:14

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.

JSC finds Motata guilty of misconduct, fines him more than R1m

2019-10-10 20:06

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has found retired judge Nkola Motata guilty of misconduct and ordered him to pay more than R1m.

JSC recommends one candidate for Free State High Court vacancy

2019-10-08 18:13

The Judicial Service Commission has recommended Nokuthula Sylvia Daniso to President Cyril Ramaphosa for a judge vacancy in the Free State High Court.

If there is evidence of wrongdoing by a judge, lodge a complaint - judiciary

2019-08-14 16:53

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.

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.


'Irresponsible and false' - Hlophe denies claim he wanted to appoint judges favourable to Zuma

2020-02-09 15:49

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.

Adriaan Basson: Mogoeng must lead in the Hlophe morass

2020-02-05 08:29

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.

JSC recommends 7 candidates for the Gauteng Bench

2019-10-11 10:00

An advocate who attempted more than once – unsuccessfully – to land a spot on the Bench, has finally been recommended for appointment.

Third time lucky for North West judge as JSC recommends him for deputy judge president post

2019-10-09 09:24

Three women and one man have been recommended to President Cyril Ramaphosa for appointment to the Bench.

Mkhwebane legal saga: Judge Potterill report contradicts what happened in closed meeting - lawyer

2019-10-08 12:14

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.

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.

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