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The Hlophe Papers

The Hlophe Papers

Last week Paul Hoffman SC, the Director and Head of Projects at The Institute for Accountability in Southern Africa (IFAISA), wrote an opinion piece for Daily Maverick titled; The Justice John Hlophe Inquiry Papers: Going nowhere fast.   This piece was originally written by Hoffman in 2008 but in light of the ongoing allegations surrounding Judge […]

Changing the gender landscape in the legal profession

Changing the gender landscape in the legal profession

On the 25 July 2017, a host of women lawyers, researchers, students and other interested individuals gathered to discuss gender transformation in the public interest litigation sector. Facilitated by Charlene May from the Legal Resources Centre the panel included Seehaam Samaai of the Women’s Legal Centre (WLC), Ofentse Motlhasedi from the Black Workers Forum, Mimi […]

Two Judge’s interviewed for top Northern Cape High Court vacancies

Two Judge’s interviewed for top Northern Cape High Court vacancies

Hoping to fill either the Judge President or Deputy Judge President position, Judge Cecile Williams would have a clear idea of the challenges facing the courts in this sparsely populated province where unemployment and the attendant problems of alcohol abuse, crime, gambling and violence are rife — she has served as a judge there since […]