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Most read articles of 2019

Most read articles of 2019

Throughout the year we write articles to share information about the JSC, the judges’ interview process and the South African judicial system as a whole. Here is a list of Judges Matter’s most popular articles in 2019. Five ConCourt candidates recommended to the President Six candidates were interviewed for the Constitutional Court on Wednesday 3 […]

Criticism of the judiciary: attacking the authority of the courts

Criticism of the judiciary: attacking the authority of the courts

Maintaining the integrity of the judicial process In the Constitution of South Africa, Chapter 9 deals with State Institutions supporting Constitutional Democracy. Under section 194, Removal from Office it states the following; “(2) A resolution of the National Assembly concerning the removal from office of— (a) the Public Protector or the Auditor-General must be adopted […]

Zuma removes JSC members

Zuma removes JSC members

In a press statement last week, The Presidency announced that President Zuma had decided to replace three members of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). Namely, Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza SC, Advocate Ismael Semenya SC and Ms Andiswa Ndoni. This move has been described by The Sunday Times as ‘a new assault on the judiciary’.  The Sunday […]