Helen Suzman Foundation | Is the JSC carrying out its judicial oversight duties as it should?

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The Judicial Service Commission (JSC). Photo source: Cornel van Heerden
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC). Photo source: Cornel van Heerden

The Judicial Service Commission Act requires the JSC to table an annual report to Parliament but this is not happening. Helen Suzman Foundation legal researcher Chelsea Ramsden asks who should hold the JSC to account.

The judiciary has been front and centre in the media in the last few weeks.

Public confidence in the integrity of the judiciary is essential in a constitutional democracy such as ours.

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