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#FeesMustFall and the appointment of Judges

#FeesMustFall and the appointment of Judges

The #FeesMustFall movement have probably not considered the implications of their actions on the appointments of judges. You yourself not immediately see the connection. Let me explain. Judges Matter is a project which works on supporting the transparency of the judicial appointments process. Good appointments make for good judges; good judges make for good judgments; […]

Judicial appointments in Zimbabwe

Judicial appointments in Zimbabwe

Judges Matter has recently returned from a visit to Harare, Zimbabwe where we joined in a two day discussion workshop around the Zimbabwean judicial appointments process. Hosted by Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) and the Democratic Governance and Rights Unit (DGRU) the workshop was well attended and provided fascinating insight in the Zimbabwe process. The one […]