Some are perilously close to breaking the Code of Judicial Conduct
By Alison Tilley and Vuyani Ndzishe
Opinion | 10 August 2022
“No possible excuse for why the JSC has taken nearly two years for the Makhubele Tribunal kick off” says Judges Matter
By Alison Tilley and Mbekezeli Benjamin
Opinion | 15 June 2022
They are an essential service but they are not carrying on as normal
Information | 1 April 2020
Accusation that Western Cape Judge President tried to intervene in favour of Jacob Zuma has still not been dealt with
By Zikhona Ndlebe and Alison Tilley
Analysis | 6 September 2019
It also has a sinister provision that will make it easier for State Security to undermine privacy and freedom
By Murray Hunter and Alison Tilley
Analysis | 28 July 2017
Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill criminalises false disclosures
Opinion | 10 November 2016
Rights can't be voted away
Opinion | 5 October 2016
Access used to be quick and easy. Not any more.
Opinion | 18 April 2016
Who is responsible for Blikkiesdorp? This question has been coming up in response to work in the community by the Open Democracy Advice Centre.
Opinion | 30 November 2015
Evictions are a daily part of living on the margins in South Africa. This week, residents were evicted from a block of flats in Berea, Johannesburg. Authorities descended early on Wednesday morning on the flats where hundreds are people are living. Their personal belongings – including fridges, clothes and computers – were left outside in the street. Where do such people go? In Cape Town, they have been sent to a place called Blikkiesdorp.
Opinion | 13 August 2015
The Judicial Service Commission is interviewing four candidates for the Constitutional Court today and tomorrow (9 and 10 July). Alison Tilley of the Open Democracy Advice Centre explains why this week's process matters so much.
Opinion | 9 July 2015
Apparently, it was Benjamin Franklin who said, “You fail to plan, and you plan to fail.” This axiom was repeated to me by a Blikkiesdorp community member.
Opinion | 9 June 2015