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In the words of former Chief Justice of South Africa Ismail Mohamed:

it is in the Magistrates’ Courts that justice is tested in its most crucial, most pervasive, most voluminous, most pressurized, and logistically most demanding dimensions – in literally thousands of cases every day…the continuous struggle for the legitimacy and the efficacy of the instruments of justice is substantially lost or won in the Magistrates Courts”.

MAGISTRATES past and present, who successfully interviewed in the April 2021 JSC interviews

MAGISTRATES past and present, who successfully interviewed in the April 2021 JSC interviews

Following the April 2021 interviews and the recommendations of the JSC, President Ramaphosa has appointed 28 judges to South Africa’s courts. Of these 28, eight were magistrates that have risen or are rising through the ranks. We take a closer look at these current and former magistrates nominated for advancement. IN THE SUPREME COURT OF […]

‘Why Judicial officers must at all times be beyond reproach’ – The case of Mr Desmond Nair

‘Why Judicial officers must at all times be beyond reproach’ – The case of Mr Desmond Nair

In the last decade, there have been several allegations of corruption and capture of key organs of the state, from parastatal companies and government departments, including the highest offices in the land. The judiciary has not been left unscathed. So far very little proof has been handed up to substantiate claims against judicial officers and […]

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