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The Judiciary in South Africa,1st Edition

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Author(s): Hoexter, C,Olivier, M
Page count: 470
ISBN: 9781485101710
Languages(s): English,
Year Published: 2014
Categories: Constitutional and Administrative Law, Law, L
Type: Print

About this publication

While there have been various studies of the South African courts and their performance, The Judiciary in South Africa is the first publication to provide a general survey of the judiciary as an institution. This book offers a detailed and expert account of all the most important aspects of the judiciary in this country, both now and in the past. Also available in hard cover format.


  • Foreword
  • Editorial note
  • List of contributors
  • Table of contents
  • Table of cases
  • Introduction - Cora Hoexter and Morné Olivier
  • The structure of the courts - Cora Hoexter
  • The judiciary under apartheid - Christopher Forsyth 
  • Transformation and the judiciary - Mtendeweka Mhango
  • Governance and administration of the judicial system - Hassen Ebrahim
  • The selection and appointment of judges - Morné Olivier
  • The Judicial Service Commission - Morné Olivier and Cora Hoexter
  • Judicial accountability - Hugh Corder
  • Judicial diversity - Catherine Albertyn
  • Non-judicial functions and activities - Cora Hoexter
  • The magistracy - Morné Olivier
  • The Constitutional Court - Hugh Corder and Jason Brickhill
  • The Constitutional Court: a judge’s perspective - Kate O’Regan
  • Index

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