Here is the live stream of the October 2016 interviews:
Following deliberations, the Judicial Service Commission has recommended the following candidate for appointment to Northern Cape Deputy Judge President:
Judge Mmathebe Violet Phatshoane
Read more about her here: https://t.co/zD5L5yspj6 #JSCinterviews https://t.co/Zl6Iy8wrGm
Following deliberations, the Judicial Service Commission will recommend the following candidates for appointment as judges of the Northern Cape:
1. Adv Lawrence Lever SC
2. Adv Sibongile Punch Nxumalo
Read more about both of them here: https://t.co/ju6d8wJfOJ #JSCinterviews https://t.co/KiXZ4xHNUZ
Commissioner Tshepe asks what adjudicative experiences does Snyders have other than at the High Court, and the speed of her judgments? Snyders says she was the adjudicate chairperson of a consumer body, and none of her judgments have taken no longer than 3 months. #JSCinterviews https://t.co/oYbyO8vAnz
Madonsela SC asks Snyders to an objectors' comment that she is racist? Snyders says it's completely untrue as being racist against black people be a form of self hate, "non what basis can I as a coloured woman see anyone else as less?" #JSCinterviews https://t.co/wGmscMHwUb
Commissioner Sigogo asks whether Snyders sees any value in organisations like BLA and NADEL, which champion the cause of black and women lawyers? Snyders says she sees value in them and it's unfortunate that her record does not have many of those organisations. #JSCinterviews https://t.co/r4voXL2OV0
Commissioner Matolo-Dlepu asks how Snyders networked with fellow attorneys as her CV doesn't show any organisation membership? Snyders says she managed to transform the leadership of her firm and fellow women attorneys approach her for assistance, which she offers. #JSCinterviews https://t.co/OAx6lRqAjh
Premier Zamani Saul asks what is Snyders' attitude to the fact that the JSC panel has 15 men but only 4 women? She says it is probably reflective of wider society and the legal profession but not the Northern Cape Bench. #JSCinterviews
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JP Tlaletsi asks Snyders whether the appeals against her judgments have been finalised? She says 3 of her six appeals have been upheld and others may still be outstanding as she could not find any information on these.
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Adv Sibongile Punch Nxumalo's interview has ended.
Ms Janine Adele Snyders, an attorney for 16 years and acting judge, is next up to interview for a permanent judge vacancy in the Northern Cape.
Read more about her: https://t.co/TuG5L1Wmf1
Nxumalo adds that there should be a 'healthy tension' between the arms of state, with parliament analysing and criticising judgments. However, Nxumalo adds, quick reactions to judgments are almost always going to be attacks instead of legitimate criticism. #JSCinterviews https://t.co/RFGmA0NfDn