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Press release: CGE postpones its Judicial Transformation Inquiry
Friday, July 26, 2013 - 16:00

The long-awaited inquiry into the slow pace of gender transformation in the Judiciary to be convened by the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) in Pretoria on 24 and 25 July 2013, has been postponed.

Report on Candidates for the JSC interviews April 2013
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 12:45

The DGRU prepared a submission and research report on the judicial records of nominees for appointment to the Supreme Court of Appeal, High Court, Competition Appeal Court and Electoral Court for the interviews taking place 9-12 April 2013.

Report on Candidates for Concourt Appointment February 2013
Monday, March 18, 2013 - 17:15

On 22 February 2013, the JSC held interviews for a vacancy on the Constitutional Court.

DGRU provided a research report on each of the candidates judgements to JSC commissioners prior to the JSC interviews.

Report on Candidates for Judicial Appointment October 2012
Monday, November 5, 2012 - 13:45

On 15 - 19 October 2012, the Judicial Service Commission interviewed candidates for judicial vacancies on the High Court, Electoral Court and Labour Court.

Time to break the judiciary's glass ceiling
Monday, October 15, 2012 - 12:45

UCT and Sonke Gender Justice instigate complaint with Commission for Gender Equality

 

Chris Oxtoby on Cape Talk
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 16:30

Concerns raised over Concourt four

With just four candidates applying for a vacancy at the Constitutional Court after two rounds of advertising a final set of interviews will be held today. Chris Oxtoby, a Researcher at UCT's Democratic Governance and Rights Unit told John Maytham that the Unit are not in favour of any candidate but is in full support of gender transformation. He also says there are not enough people on the list.

Op-ed on gender equality at the Concourt
Monday, June 4, 2012 - 13:15

As of January 2012, only 27 percent of the country

Report on candidates for judicial appointment June 2012
Monday, June 4, 2012 - 13:00

On 9 June 2012, the Judicial Service Commission will be interviewing candidates for judicial vacancies on the Constitutional Court. 4 candidates were shortlisted.

Report on candidates for judicial appointment April 2012
Monday, April 2, 2012 - 17:07

From April 16 to April 25, the Judicial Service Commission interviewed candidates for judicial vacancies on the Supreme Court of Appeal and various High Courts.

25 April: Liberation movement or governing party? An analysis of the ANC 100 years on
Monday, March 26, 2012 - 12:51

2012 marks the centenary anniversary of Africa

Constitution Week 2012: March 12-15
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 13:23

The Democratic Governance and Rights Unit (DGRU) invites you to attend the 3rd annual Constitution Week which will take place from the 12th to the 15th March 2012.

Submission on Gender Commission appointments
Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 13:48

On Wednesday 25 January 2012, the Ad Hoc Parliamentary Committee on the Commission for Gender Equality began interviews to fill nine positions on the Commission for Gender Equality. The Commission has been widely criticised, but these new appointments offer an opportunity to strengthen the Commission's capacity to fulfil it's mandate. The DGRU, together with other interested civil society organisations, made a submission to the ad-hoc committee regarding the criteria which should inform the interview and selection process.

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