ARTICLES RELATING TO JOHN HLOPHE

10 years later, still no action on Hlophe complaint

2019-09-07 11:38

More than 10 years after two judges complained about his conduct, questions about Western Cape Judge President John Mandlakayise Hlophe remain unanswered, as Justice Edwin Cameron noted in his farewell speech.

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.

Judge Hlophe skirts conflict

2017-10-08 05:47

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

ConCourt dismisses appeal on SCA's Judge Hlophe misconduct ruling

2016-05-16 23:12

The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application by Justices Bess Nkabinde and Chris Jafta for leave to appeal the Supreme Court of Appeal's ruling regarding the misconduct allegations against Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe.

ConCourt judges ask SCA to hear appeal

2015-01-21 11:21

Two Constitutional Court judges have asked the Supreme Court of Appeal to hear an appeal in their case against the Judicial Service Commission, a report states.

Hlophe tribunal challlenge dismissed, again

2014-11-22 16:47

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has denied two Constitutional Court judges leave to appeal a previous ruling on the lawfulness of a JSC probe into Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe, a report says.

Make-or-break for Dewani

2014-08-15 05:00

Murder accused Shrien Dewani will return to court for another pre-trial hearing to see whether he is mentally fit to stand trial or not, according to reports.

Yes - Dewani's only word to court

2014-04-08 17:02

A bewildered looking Shrien Dewani's only word in court was "yes" as Judge John Hlophe explained his case would be postponed until next month.

Cape judge warns against 'Oscar trial'

2014-03-17 22:21

Judge President John Hlophe has reprimanded a prosecutor in a murder trial for asking too long a question, saying he did not want the case to turn into an “Oscar Pistorius trial”.

 

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.

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.

Political disputes don't belong in courts - Hlophe

2018-03-06 12:59

Political disputes do not belong in courts unless there is a serious violation of rights, Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe says.

SCA slams Hlophe in judgment

2017-06-11 06:05

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe may have been biased in a case in which he granted an order in favour of a businessman represented by Hlophe’s own attorney.

Teen appears for stilt walker's murder

2015-02-05 13:17

A teenager accused of killing Cape Town stilt walker Rosemary Theron is still waiting for a bed at Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Ex-bouncer gets life for Bronn murder

2014-12-08 11:26

Former bouncer Willem Frederick John Coetzer has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of nightclub owner Bruno Bronn by the Western Cape High Court.

Hlophe wants tribunal to proceed

2014-10-03 08:45

Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe is keen to proceed with the Judicial Service Commission tribunal hearing into a complaint of misconduct against him, according to a report.

Dewani is still ill - NPA

2014-04-09 05:30

Murder-accused Shrien Dewani is still mentally ill and needs treatment, the NPA has said after his court appearance in Cape Town.

Bouncer killed Bronx club owner, court told

2014-03-18 19:52

Willem Frederick John Coetzer murdered gay night club owner Bruno Bronn, and his two co-accused have been "framed", the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Teen shooter expected to plead guilty

2014-03-14 20:10

One of the teenagers accused of shooting dead a Cape Town pupil last year is expected to plead guilty to a charge of murder, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

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