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October 2019 live streaming

Here is the live stream of the October 2019 interviews:

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[NEWS] "Judges biased, Magashule says in bid to approach appeal court over suspension"

[NEWS] "John Hlophe saga: JSC postpones meeting to 'afford two members an opportunity to recover from ailments'"
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Could the next Chief Justice be drawn from current Judges President? On the one hand, this is unlikely. On the other hand, it would make sense to consider candidates who have proven experience running a high court. https://t.co/NnX2IxLw3c
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Between 12 – 23 April, the JSC interviewed 75 candidates to fill 39 judicial vacancies across the country. These interviews were wrought with controversy, for all the wrong reasons. We take a closer look at the JSC's controversial first week of interviews: https://t.co/BGiNW3JUiM https://t.co/GiPc2UiemT WhyJudgesMatter photo

[NEWS] "Civil society groups demand State Capture criminals be held to account"

[MEDIA STATEMENT] Judges Matter praises judicial independence and condemns unfair criticism and threats against judges in SA.
Judges Matter calls for greater public understanding of the role of the judiciary and protection for judges
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Since the position of Chief Justice was moved from the Supreme Court of Appeal to ConCourt in 2001, Chief Justices have always been appointed from the ranks of the current ConCourt judges. Will this be the case this year? https://t.co/PSzr7nK3ZV #SAChiefJustice https://t.co/e7ZOyJ4xC7 WhyJudgesMatter photo

Of late, the JSC has been the subject, source and center of significant controversy, criticism, and more than just a little media attention. We take a closer look at exactly who sits on the JSC panel: https://t.co/TygVdGNWY8

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[NEWS] "JSC interviews for Constitutional Court were a 'sham': Casac"

[CHIEF JUSTICE] South Africa has never had a woman Chief Justice, but that does not mean that the prospect of the next Chief Justice being a woman should not be taken seriously. We take a look at some of the potential candidates. https://t.co/xtPolUhVO2
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A judge is not an ordinary citizen. Responsible for upholding & applying the law without fear, favour or prejudice - both in their professional & PERSONAL lives. It is alleged the CJ breached this Code. How? What does that mean & why is it so important? https://t.co/5i4eLzN0Gv https://t.co/9fXevHUD5N WhyJudgesMatter photo

[NEWS] "Mpofu asks judges: ‘Who guards the guardians’ in the ConCourt?"


@alisontilley in conversation with Prof Madonsela and Ms Sina Moyane at 2pm today. https://t.co/enrGJZWgpZ WhyJudgesMatter photo

[CHIEF JUSTICE] The process for appointing a Chief Justice differs significantly from the appointment of other judges and gives the President much more power than is the case in the appointment of other judges.
Learn more: https://t.co/TMiuGpim51
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[NEWS] "Litigation lust not the only way to resolve disputes"


[JSC Interviews] From April 12-23, 88 candidates were interviewed for judicial positions in the superior courts of SA. Watching these interviews gives great insight into the nature of a candidate, as well as the judiciary and the JSC itself.
View here: https://t.co/M3IdGZmrfc https://t.co/SLGDnTkAvi
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[ON AIR] "Do recent public attacks on the judiciary have merit?"
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[NEWS] "FACT CHECK | Propaganda, Zondo, and the judiciary: 5 claims made during Zuma's media briefing"

[NEWS]: “Arms deal commission judges take on JSC Act, saying it is unconstitutional” https://t.co/3JHLCv7zBK

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"It is highly unusual for any judge, let alone the head of the judiciary, to comment publicly on such a politically sensitive topic, and one that touches directly on foreign policy, which is determined by the ‘political’ branches of government, i.e. the Executive and Parliament." Read more: https://bit.ly/3e2KygK
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With the current chief Justice’s tenure coming to an end in 2021, we take a look at the crucial role this position plays – both in our judiciary and in our democracy in general. Read more here: https://bit.ly/2ZNW1gv
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[NEWS] "Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has decreed that all judges must attempt to hand down reserved judgments within three months.

But an analysis of the Constitutional Court’s performance shows that he and his fellow judges do not practise what he preaches and indicates a steady decline in efficiency in the apex court." via GroundUp https://www.groundup.org.za/article/concourt-efficiency-declining/
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[NEWS] Transformation remains slow for women in legal fraternity: Mokgoro https://www.sabcnews.com/sabcnews/transformation-remains-slow-for-women-in-legal-fraternity-mokgoro/ via SABC News
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There are two ways that Judges generally consider themselves held accountable. Watch our video to find out more.
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[Magistrates Matter] The Magistrates Commission is the body which is responsible for advising the Minister of Justice regarding the appointment of South Africa’s magistrates. Find out more about the Commission here: http://bit.ly/2NaI2cF