Enter your keyword

Tags: acting judges

Why the JSC’s no acting, no appointment policy could lead to bad appointments

Why the JSC’s no acting, no appointment policy could lead to bad appointments

Whenever there are vacancies in the judiciary, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) advertises those vacancies, receives nominations, shortlists candidates, and public interviews are conducted to select candidates who are then recommended for appointment by the President. In order to qualify for appointment as a judge, one must be appropriately qualified and must be considered to […]

A bridge too far

A bridge too far

Magistrate Conjwa was unwise in putting her name forward for consideration at the JSC in October. She had been castigated by the commission in a previous interview for having had a judgment outstanding for 14 months. She came back to the JSC for a second bite at the cherry, but unbelievably enough with another judgment […]