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When judges go rogue

When judges go rogue

“I am constrained to say the following. Whilst [Judge Fisher's] industry cannot be faulted; it regrettably has to be said that not a single finding that she made had been open for her to make. Moreover, these findings were made without any admissible evidence.” These...

Judicial Candidacy and the Judas Goat

Judicial Candidacy and the Judas Goat

A critique of the April 2021 Judicial Service Commission hearings The Council for the Advancement of the Constitution (CASAC) lifted the lid in June this year on a small part of what uSpiked suspected was wrong with how judges of the High Court are selected....

When the Constitutional Court blows it

When the Constitutional Court blows it

The Constitutional Court of this fair Republic is undoubtedly the most significant post-1994 institution. It is the one court whose judgments are anxiously awaited and are afforded weight by the general populace. What it says matters to South Africans. This is the way it should be. And yet…