John Hlophe
News

STATEMENT: JUDGE JOHN HLOPHE

The FW de Klerk Foundation is shocked – but not surprised – by recent comments about South Africa’s judiciary made by Western Cape High Court Judge President, John Hlophe.

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Supreme Court

STATEMENT: CONDUCT OF THE JSC

The FW de Klerk Foundation has taken note of the differing manner in which the Judicial Services Commission of South Africa (JSC) appears to investigate complaints against members of the judiciary.

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Zuma
Statements

STATEMENT: ZUMA’S REFUSAL TO COMPLY WITH THE CONSTITUTION AND TO OBEY THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

The FW de Klerk Foundation welcomes the strong reaction of the Zondo-Commission in responding to Jacob Zuma’s statements that he will not obey a summons to appear before the State Capture Inquiry. The Commission (the State Capture Inquiry) is on record as having stated that such an act by the former President showed that he considered himself to be ‘above the law and the Constitution’.

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language
Articles

ARTICLE: SUBJECTIVITY AND FALLACIOUS ARGUMENTS IN THE MAJORITY RULING ON THE UFS LANGUAGE POLICY

languageJust before the end of 2017, and while South Africa almost came to a halt during the Christmas holidays, an extremely important ruling almost passed unnoticed. Chief Justice Mogoeng delivered the majority ruling in Afriforum’s leave to appeal in the case on the University of the Free State’s language policy. He did so without having heard any oral arguments and dealt simply with the documents before the court. He and seven (black South African) judges denied the leave to appeal, and Judge Froneman and two other (white South African) judges differed in a minority ruling.

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