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Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe
Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe
Isabel Venter

Convicted of gross misconduct and facing impeachment, Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe maintains two of his court's biggest problems are racism and white advocates who don't want to appear before black judges.

"There are two problems in my view which confront judicial officers in the Western Cape," Hlophe told Magistrate and acting judge Daniel Thulare during his interview at the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) for two vacancies at the Western Cape High Court.

He said:

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