Judgement: Seriti and another v JSC and others
The South Gauteng High Court confirms that judges must be held accountable for their conduct while in active service, even after their retirement. It is an important victory for accountability and the integrity of the judiciary.
The court held that ‘the foundations of the challenge to the jurisdiction of the JSC [by the Judges] are weak’, and further confirmed that ‘the interest that drives the applicants is their reputation and a decision to endeavor to prevent any enquiry at all that might result in a blemish’.
Read the full judgement below: