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Critical water infrastructure and communication networks faced no direct assault during the wave of violent unrest last week.
Don’t blame the Constitution for allowing Stalingrad tactics – blatantly employed by for President Jacob Zuma, but by others as well – to cause unreasonable delays in criminal trials.
Three forensic reports compiled by a high-profile firm of attorneys commissioned by the National Lotteries Commission to investigate corruption with Lottery funding are littered with forged documents, according to a GroundUp investigation.
Two weeks ago, the Constitutional Court handed down judgment in two cases with high political stakes.
It is a ‘true disgrace’ and ‘indeed more an assault on the integrity of the democratic legal system’ to draw parallels when arguing that the present legal system treats some in the same manner as that done by the apartheid legal regime.
Lawyers and their firms have been warned that they could face disciplinary action and administrative penalties of up to R50m for failing to comply with the Financial Intelligence Centre Act.
Organisers of the super-spreader event outside former President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home will be brought to book, the ANC said yesterday, reports TimesLIVE.
The bathrooms at the New Law Courts in Gqeberha are in a revolting state – filthy with parts of the ceiling broken, leaking toilets, no toilet paper or hand soap and empty drug wrappers scattered around.
Finally, justice has won. Jacob Zuma is no longer above the law! His long-running battle with the judiciary, his besmirching of those who ruled against him and his penchant for playing the role of the perennial victim have been blunted – at least for now.
The Legal Practice Council (LPC) has confirmed it is investigating Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe's attorney, Barnabas Xulu, for misconduct following a scathing contempt of court ruling given against him.
EFF leader Julius Malema has launched a scathing attack on government, instructing his members to defy lockdown regulations until more coronavirus vaccines were procured.
Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe – the first judge to face possible impeachment for gross misconduct after being found guilty by a Judicial Conduct Tribunal – selected a judge to represent the division at deliberations into his final fate, says a Daily Maverick report by Marianne Thamm.
The state's hunting down of lawyer Barnabas Xulu for R20m in legal fees is an ‘extraordinary extravagance’, his Advocate, Isaac Shai, told the Western Cape High Court in a virtual hearing on Friday.
In a stinging rebuke of the ‘deadlocked’ JSC over the impeachment of Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe, the Daily Maverick’s Marianne Thamm suggests some JSC member have lost their ethical compasses.
Judge President John Hlophe's attorney, Barnabas Xulu, has failed in his urgent bid to challenge the scathing contempt of court ruling made against him, which he argued unlawfully ordered him to hand over his Porsche.