Who Is Judge President Mandlakayise J Hlophe : A Conversation – 5th Segment

In this Fifth Segment in a series of 8 interview videos, Judge President of the Western Cape High Court, Justice Mandlakayise Hlophe, takes us through some of the more “controversial” aspects of his tenure as Judge President of the Western Cape High Court, including his accepting nomination as Chief Justice despite facing possible impeachment. We cover:

  • his view on Judicial Activism
  • his nomination as Chief Justice and his acceptance of that nomination despite criticism
  • his being “blocked” on each occasion the position of Chief Justice becomes open
  • his being “cleared” by the Judicial Conduct Tribunal
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Who Is Judge President Mandlakayise J Hlophe : A Conversation – 6th Segment 18 October 2021

In this Sixth Segment in a series of 8 interview videos, Judge President of the Western Cape High Court, Justice Mandlakayise Hlophe, takes us through some of the “controversial” aspects of his life as Judge President of the Western Cape High Court. We cover:

  • his acceptance of a nomination for the position of Chief Justice despite facing possible impeachment
  • his distinguishing attributes for the CJ berth
  • “caking”
  • his aversion to the common law, eg. the principle of subsidiarity, in a constitutional democracy
  • his aversion to pre-1994 judgments

and more …

The Mandlakayise Hlophe, the Activist theme continues …

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