In this Bonus Segment, Judge President of the Western Cape High Court, Justice Mandlakayise Hlophe, takes us through some of the changes he would like to see if he were appointed Chief Justice. These include:

  • amalgamation of the SCA and the Concourt
  • his general aversion to the right of direct access to the Concourt
  • problems with the apex court acting as a court of first instance
  • his assessment of the nature of his relationship with colleagues on the Western Cape High Court bench and members of the Cape Bar