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Author: Magistrates Matter

[Media Statement] Judges Matter condemns Julius Malema’s comments against Magistrate Twanet Olivier

[Media Statement] Judges Matter condemns Julius Malema’s comments against Magistrate Twanet Olivier

{PUBLIC STATEMENT} 22 October 2023 Comments calling magistrate corrupt and incompetent without substantiation are an attack on the judiciary and a violation of the Constitution. Judges Matter condemns, in the strongest terms, the comments made by Member of Parliament and leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, Mr Julius Malema, accusing Magistrate Twanet Olivier of corruption […]

MAGISTRATES APPOINTED AS JUDGES AFTER THE OCTOBER 2021 JSC INTERVIEW ROUND

MAGISTRATES APPOINTED AS JUDGES AFTER THE OCTOBER 2021 JSC INTERVIEW ROUND

Following the October 2021 interviews and the recommendations of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), the President has appointed 25 judges to South Africa’s superior courts. Of the 25, five are magistrates who are rising through the ranks, and one a member of the Magistrates Commission. We take a closer look at these current and former […]

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 […]