Lawson Naidoo and Dan Mafora | The ConCourt in free fall: The leadership vacuum must be rectified

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There has been a leadership vacuum at the Constitutional Court after Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng took a leave of absence earlier this year, write the authors.
There has been a leadership vacuum at the Constitutional Court after Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng took a leave of absence earlier this year, write the authors.
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The Constitutional Court's stellar record has taken a bit of a beating lately after it had to reissue judgments and orders after errors were subsequently discovered. Lawson Naidoo and Dan Mafora write that the leadership vacuum at the Court needs to be rectified soon if it is going to steer through its current challenges.

At the end of October, depending on whether the existing vacancies on the Constitutional Court are filled, only six of the Court's 11 judges will be permanent appointees.

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