With the final leg of the Hlophe and Motata now looming in Parliament, we explore the origins of these complaints, and why the impeachment vote is significant.
JSC statement and Judges Matter’s response to the JSC decision regarding the suspension of Eastern Cape Judge President Selby Mbenenge whilst under investigation for sexual harassment.
Given the importance of the magistracy in providing access to justice, it is imperative that we understand their perception of their role, and the challenges they are experiencing.
In 2024, South Africa’s judiciary will face a historic leadership transition. Possibly three of the top four positions in the judicial hierarchy will have new incumbents. This will be the most rapid change in judicial leadership since 1994.
[MEDIA STATEMENT] JSC’s decisions on complaint by Goliath AJP against Hlophe JP of the Western Cape Division of the High Court
The Judicial Service Committees decisions on the complaint by Goliath AJP against Hlophe JP, and Hlophe JP against Goliath AJP
This paper discusses the current position regarding the governance of the judiciary in South Africa. It identifies criticisms of the current system and areas in which reform appears to be needed.