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Title:The judiciary in South Africa
Editors:Hoexter, CoraISNI
Olivier, Morné
City of publisher:Claremont, Cape Town
ISBN:1485106257; 9781485106258; 1485101719; 9781485101710
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:judicial system
constitutional courts
Abstract:This collective volume offers a survey of the South African judiciary, addressing its most important aspects, both now and in the past. It deals with such issues as the governance and transformation of the judiciary, the appointment and removal of judges, the functioning of the Judicial Service Commission, the magistracy and the Constitutional Court. Most chapters provide an historical overview of the subject under discussion followed by a description and analysis of the current situation as well as suggestions for improvement. Contributions: 1. The structure of the courts (Cora Hoexter); 2. The judiciary under apartheid (Christopher Forsyth); 3. Transformation and the judiciary (Mtendeweka Mhango); 4. Governance and administration of the judicial system (Hassen Ebrahim); 5. The selection and appointment of judges (Morné Olivier); 6. The Judicial Service Commission (Morné Olivier and Cora Hoexter); 7. Judicial accountability (Hugh Corder); 8. Judicial diversity (Catherine Albertyn); 9. Non-judicial functions and activities (Cora Hoexter); 10. The magistracy (Morné Olivier); 11. The Constitutional Court (Hugh Corder and Jason Brickhill); 12. The Constitutional Court: a judge's perspective (Kate O'Regan). [ASC Leiden abstract]