President of Supreme Court of Appeal Mandisa Maya (Centre) arriving for the JSC interviews for South Africa’s next Chief Justice at Park Hotel in Sandton. (Photo by Gallo Images/Daily Maverick/Felix Dlangamandla)
The JSC, as presently constituted, is not fit for constitutional purpose and will only produce a judiciary fit for authoritarian rule, writes Sergeant at the Bar.
The JSC, as presently constituted, is not fit for constitutional purpose.
For almost a century, judicial appointments were made at the whim of the Minister of Justice. There was no transparency in these appointments.
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