Parliamentarians are entitled to a good salary and pension benefits, but luxuries have no place in the current economic climate, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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.
Verbal abuse, victimisation, preferential treatment of his wife and even the physical assault of a subordinate are some of the allegations contained in a complaint lodged against Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe by his deputy, Patricia Goliath.
Republicans and Democrats can agree on one thing: Trump is having a massive impact on the federal judiciary.
The Public Protector's application for leave to appeal the scathing Estina dairy farm judgment has been dismissed with costs.
The Constitutional Court has ruled that the media is not allowed to publish the identity of children who are victims, the accused or witnesses in criminal proceedings, even after they reach the the age of 18.
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says although he had confidence in judges, citizens should still watch them carefully to ensure that the judiciary is not compromised.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 15 new High Court judges, the Presidency says.
The SIU's Special Tribunal has announced that it has received its first batch of cases to commence with civil proceedings against government departments and state organs in an effort to recover the billions looted from the state.
Axed Public Protector South Africa COO, Basani Baloyi, says Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, as well as CEO Vussy Mahlangu, acted unconstitutionally during investigations of certain complaints.
The former COO of Public Protector South Africa, Basani Baloyi, will challenge her dismissal in court, according to her attorney, Eric Mabuza.
In a blistering complaint to the Judicial Service Commission, the deputy judge president in the Western Cape has alleged that her boss, Judge President John Hlophe, wanted certain appointments in a nuclear case in which former president Jacob Zuma was a respondent.
While Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane weathered many a storm in 2019, there are dark clouds on the horizon for 2020.
A key official confirms aspects of a whistleblower’s shock claims of improper conduct by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, and sheds new light on her relationship with the spy agency.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has noted a ruling by the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to reconsider his predecessor Michael Masutha's decision to refuse Chris Hani's killer, Janusz Walus, parole.
The Supreme Court of Appeal judgment in the Jon Qwelane case removes the concept of "hurt" from South Africa’s hate speech laws. It affirms freedom of expression.
'Absurd and outrageous' – these were the words Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane used to describe the interpretation of WhatsApp messages contained in court papers filed by former Public Protector SA COO Basani Baloyi.
It is not that attacks on judges should not occur – but they should not be ad-hominem and personal. The criticisms of judges ought to be directed at decisions that judges make after a deliberative process, writes Penelope Andrews.
Prominent judge Willem van der Linde, 63, has died after collapsing at gym, according to SA judiciary spokesperson Nathi Mncube.
Former Public Protector South Africa COO Basani Baloyi says she believes she was 'purged' as a result of being 'an obstacle to the Public Protector and the CEO (Vussy Mahlangu) using their powers for their own personal advancement'.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Constitutional Court judge Sisi Khampepe as acting deputy chief justice, effective from November 1.
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