Nandipha Magudumana’s kidnapping claim questioned by state

Magudumana has “a right to liberty” until convicted, court told


Brief | 4 September 2023

Cape Town lawyer back on trial for malicious damage to property

Charges against attorney Gary Trappler have been reinstated after CCTV footage came to light


Brief | 28 August 2023

Court dismisses expelled NUMSA official’s urgent application

“The fact that the applicant wants the matter heard urgently does not make it urgent” says judge


Law | 24 August 2023

Fired deputy director back at work following another scathing court ruling

Minister Kubayi who acted as “complainant, initiator and chairperson” had “adopted a deplorable and gung-ho posture in dismissing the applicant”, the courts have said


Law | 18 August 2023

Court confirms suspended sentence for man who sexually assaulted seven-year-old

“This is not justice” says a researcher for Judges Matter


Law | 16 August 2023

Explained: How a judge gets impeached

What happens now to “drunk” Judge Nkola Motata?


Law | 14 August 2023

Court was wrong to release woman from curatorship, full bench rules

The Western Cape High Court has overturned an order by Judge Nolundi Nyati releasing a woman from the control of a curator bonis


Law | 11 August 2023

Cape law enforcement officer’s trial delayed due to taxi strike

Most cases were delayed at Wynberg Magistrates Court on Tuesday as staff and interpreters struggled to get to work


Brief | 10 August 2023

“Alex Mafia” case: Judge urges people to complain to the Press Ombud rather than the courts

Judge Ingrid Opperman says Lemane Sithole and Michael Maile’s application “abused the court process”


Law | 8 August 2023

Thabo Bester and Nandipha Magudumana allege inhumane treatment while in custody

Bester says possessions, which he claims are worth R40-million, were confiscated during his arrest

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Brief | 8 August 2023

Stop Judge Makhubele from milking the state and delaying justice

State capture-accused officials cannot be allowed to use the State Attorney as an ATM, write Zackie Achmat and Zukiswa Vuka

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Opinion | 8 August 2023

We are woefully short of judges

The government needs to act quickly and provide more money to recruit more judges


Analysis | 7 August 2023

Law firm’s directors suspended after R25-million went missing from trust fund

Directors of Chueu Incorporated Attorneys may not practice for six months while the Legal Practice Council investigates


Law | 27 July 2023

Wayne Deck: an exemplary civil servant

Cape High Court clerk’s legendary work ethic should inspire others


Opinion | 26 July 2023

Pay R10,000 or face a year in prison, court tells former SJC leader

Xolani Klaas pleaded guilty to fraudulently selling a cellphone that belonged to the organisation


News | 19 July 2023

Court dismisses Dr Nandipha’s application for leave to appeal

Judge finds Nandipha’s appeal has no reasonable prospect for success


Brief | 18 July 2023