From township rat hell to top job as a judge

11 October 2015 - 02:00

The JSC interviews some deserving would-be judges, and some who were less so. When 43-year-old Lebogang Modiba finished telling her story, the Judicial Service Commission panel applauded her.story_article_left1And Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke said: "My parting shot is that if you do what you promise, I will keep my gown [for you] and you will just have to tailor it to make it smaller, and you can tell them that 'an old man I knew wore this gown and I have inherited it'.

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