Court

Are judges crossing the line when they speak out?

Some are perilously close to breaking the Code of Judicial Conduct

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Opinion | 10 August 2022

Judge slams bank and its lawyers for shoddy work

The bank took a “cut and paste” approach against a home owner

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Law | 8 August 2022

Court halts NUMSA congress

Mass suspensions of dissenting office bearers ruled “invalid” and “unconstitutional”

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News | 23 July 2022

A parent can claim maintenance for adult dependent children on divorce, court rules

Children should not have to make the claim for themselves, says Supreme Court of Appeal

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Law | 21 July 2022

Protests in Limpopo against court “bungles”

Hundreds of Tshikota residents marched to the Louis Trichardt Magistrates Court accusing it of bungling a string of cases

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Brief | 21 July 2022

Work on River Club development in “willful” contempt of a court order, say picketers

Developers say the matter will be decided by the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday

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Law | 11 July 2022

Crucial housing judgment still outstanding after 16 months. Judiciary has failed to explain why

Fate of farm dweller facing eviction still in limbo

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Brief | 30 June 2022

Endless court postponements deny justice to poor people

Trial of protesters arrested in Lenasia drags on for six years and counting

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Opinion | 29 June 2022

Public Protector overstepped in pension complaint, argues Treasury

Anti-apartheid activist Rose Sonto had his pension revoked. Treasury says it’s not its responsibility to review a decision of the Special Pensions Appeal Board

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News | 20 June 2022

Officer accused of murdering a homeless man is still employed by City of Cape Town

Friends of Dumisani Joxo say there is still no justice six months after he was shot dead

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News | 17 June 2022

How the JSC failed our judges – and the public

“No possible excuse for why the JSC has taken nearly two years for the Makhubele Tribunal kick off” says Judges Matter

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Opinion | 15 June 2022

New judge appointed for hearing into Makhubele’s conduct

JSC is yet to confirm a date for the Judicial Conduct Tribunal more than two years after it was established

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Brief | 14 June 2022

No constitutional right to stupidity, says judge

Cape High Court upholds judgment of almost R7-million award against Road Accident Fund

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Law | 10 June 2022

Prosecutor throws out badly-prepared case, gets arrested by police

Court awards damages against National Director of Public Prosecutions

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Law | 7 June 2022

Rape accused fails in malicious damages claim

Court commends prosecutor for his decision to proceed with the case

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Law | 31 May 2022

GROUNDVIEW: How could a teacher guilty of sexual assault go on teaching for five years?

A learner was betrayed by the education department and the National Prosecuting Authority

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GroundView | 30 May 2022