20°C / 22°C
  • Fri
  • 24°C
  • 11°C
  • Sat
  • 23°C
  • 12°C
  • Sun
  • 24°C
  • 13°C
  • Mon
  • 26°C
  • 14°C
  • Tue
  • 25°C
  • 14°C
  • Wed
  • 23°C
  • 12°C
  • Fri
  • 26°C
  • 16°C
  • Sat
  • 25°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 21°C
  • 14°C
  • Mon
  • 19°C
  • 12°C
  • Tue
  • 26°C
  • 12°C
  • Wed
  • 24°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 27°C
  • 14°C
  • Sat
  • 24°C
  • 15°C
  • Sun
  • 26°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 28°C
  • 16°C
  • Tue
  • 26°C
  • 15°C
  • Wed
  • 24°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 25°C
  • 11°C
  • Sat
  • 24°C
  • 12°C
  • Sun
  • 26°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 28°C
  • 14°C
  • Tue
  • 27°C
  • 13°C
  • Wed
  • 26°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 23°C
  • 19°C
  • Sat
  • 24°C
  • 19°C
  • Sun
  • 27°C
  • 20°C
  • Mon
  • 23°C
  • 17°C
  • Tue
  • 22°C
  • 16°C
  • Wed
  • 25°C
  • 19°C
  • Fri
  • 22°C
  • 17°C
  • Sat
  • 23°C
  • 16°C
  • Sun
  • 23°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 18°C
  • 13°C
  • Tue
  • 20°C
  • 12°C
  • Wed
  • 24°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 32°C
  • 16°C
  • Sat
  • 30°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 22°C
  • 11°C
  • Mon
  • 19°C
  • 9°C
  • Tue
  • 31°C
  • 9°C
  • Wed
  • 30°C
  • 15°C
  • Fri
  • 27°C
  • 16°C
  • Sat
  • 25°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 20°C
  • 13°C
  • Mon
  • 16°C
  • 12°C
  • Tue
  • 24°C
  • 12°C
  • Wed
  • 24°C
  • 15°C
  • Fri
  • 28°C
  • 14°C
  • Sat
  • 26°C
  • 15°C
  • Sun
  • 27°C
  • 17°C
  • Mon
  • 29°C
  • 17°C
  • Tue
  • 28°C
  • 16°C
  • Wed
  • 23°C
  • 16°C
  • Fri
  • 26°C
  • 11°C
  • Sat
  • 28°C
  • 14°C
  • Sun
  • 31°C
  • 16°C
  • Mon
  • 26°C
  • 12°C
  • Tue
  • 29°C
  • 9°C
  • Wed
  • 32°C
  • 16°C
  • Fri
  • 26°C
  • 16°C
  • Sat
  • 23°C
  • 15°C
  • Sun
  • 27°C
  • 16°C
  • Mon
  • 32°C
  • 14°C
  • Tue
  • 20°C
  • 13°C
  • Wed
  • 23°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 24°C
  • 15°C
  • Sat
  • 25°C
  • 15°C
  • Sun
  • 24°C
  • 13°C
  • Mon
  • 18°C
  • 11°C
  • Tue
  • 21°C
  • 10°C
  • Wed
  • 32°C
  • 14°C

JSC confirms ConCourt judge candidates

Advocate Jeremy Gauntlett will be interviewed again for the post of Constitutional Court judge.

Jeremy Gauntlett is seen at the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg on August 2012. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

JOHANNESBURG - The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) on Tuesday confirmed that all five of the people that were nominated to fill an upcoming Constitutional Court vacancy were shortlisted.

They will be interviewed in February.

The vacancy will be created by the retirement of Constitutional Court Judge Zak Yacoob.

Possible successors for the post are former Public Protector judge Selby Baqwa, judge Lebotsang Bosielo, judge Brian Spilg and advocates Mbuyiseli Madlanga and Jeremy Gauntlett.

Of the five candidates, none of them are female.

Gauntlett appears to be the most controversial candidate as he has been turned down several times in the past.

This led to arguments on whether the JSC appointed people based on their race or on their legal competence.

Currently, only two of the 11 Constitutional Court judges are women.

Comments

EWN welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

- Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
- Sexism
- Homophobia
- Religious intolerance
- Cyber bullying
- Hate speech
- Derogatory language
- Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the EWN community a safe and welcoming space for all.

EWN reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

EWN is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

comments powered by Disqus