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The Chief Justice appointment process: Where are we now and what happens next?

The Chief Justice appointment process: Where are we now and what happens next?

On 16 September 2021 President Ramaphosa kicked-off the process of selecting South Africa’s next chief justice by making an unprecedented call for nominations from the public. Although it came only 20 days before the retirement of outgoing Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, this historic break from past practice is a boost for transparency and participatory democracy, […]

JSC Chief Justice interviews panel

  For five days between 1 and 5 February 2022 the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) will convene in Johannesburg to interview four candidates for Chief Justice of South Africa: Acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, Supreme Court of Appeal President Mandisa Maya, Gauteng Judge President Dunstan Mlambo and Constitutional Court Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga. Having so many […]