ARTICLES RELATING TO PATRICIA GOLIATH

Hlophe vs Goliath: War of words as Judge President hits back at criticism of his acting judge selections

2020-02-16 08:04

A judicial war of words continues between Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe and Deputy Judge Patricia Goliath, with Hlophe strongly defending against criticism of his acting judge selections.

'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.

Advocates' body wants Judge President Hlophe and Judge Salie-Hlophe to take special leave

2020-02-04 16:07

The General Council of the Bar has urged Judge President John Hlophe and Judge Gayaat Salie-Hlophe to request special leave pending deliberations into a scathing complaint by the deputy judge president of the Western Cape High Court.

Goliath vs Hlophe: Judge President 'should take voluntary leave' pending gross misconduct claim

2020-02-02 07:31

The credibility of the Western Cape High Court is in jeopardy if Judge President John Hlophe remains at the helm pending the outcome of a gross misconduct complaint lodged against him, a senior judge says.

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.

Judge Salie-Hlophe paints Deputy Judge President Goliath as racist, ambitious with an 'unhealthy obsession' with her marriage

2020-01-25 17:58

Judge Gayaat Salie-Hlophe has accused Deputy Judge President of the Western Cape High Court Patricia Goliath of attempting to oust Judge President John Hhlope in order to succeed him.

Goliath vs Hlophe: Unhappiness after Rohde trial allocated to 'junior judge' Salie-Hlophe, deputy claims

2020-01-22 07:29

The allocation of the Jason Rohde murder trial to Judge Gayaat Salie-Hlophe by her husband Judge President John Hlophe resulted in unhappiness among her colleagues, Deputy Judge President Patricia Goliath has charged in a formal complaint.

 

Goliath vs Hlophe: Judge President counters deputy's 'shotgun approach' in complaint of his own

2020-02-12 18:03

Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe has filed his own complaint against his Deputy Judge Patricia Goliath, charging that the allegations she has raised against him create a "false and unfortunate impression" that he abuses his judicial position.

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".

We always adjudicate with impartiality – Judges assure public amid Goliath vs Hlophe battle

2020-02-04 14:24

The judges of the Western Cape High Court agree that for as long as claims of gross misconduct levelled against Judge President John Hlophe remain unresolved, the public's confidence in the division will be impaired.

Now it’s Hlophe vs Goliath as Judge President plans counter complaint, defamation suit

2020-01-31 06:16

Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe and Judge Gayaat Salie-Hlophe plan to sue Deputy Judge President Patricia Goliath for defamation, their attorney confirms.

Adriaan Basson | Is Judge John Hlophe above the law?

2020-01-27 06:00

Since 2004, complaints have piled up against Hlophe at the JSC's office. The list is filled with allegations you don't want the most senior judge in one of the most important jurisdictions in your country to face, writes Adriaan Basson.

Call to immediately suspend Judge President Hlophe amid gross misconduct claims

2020-01-22 19:31

The DA calls on the Judicial Service Commission to place Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe on suspension immediately following allegations of gross misconduct, nepotism and abuse of power.

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