Sunday Morning Assessment

Casac wants JSC ConCourt interviews declared unlawful

06 June 2021 - 00:00 By Franny Rabkin

Members of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) had “failed dismally” in the recent Constitutional Court interviews, the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (Casac) said in court papers this week, asking the Johannesburg high court to declare the interviews unlawful and set aside the commission’s recommendations for appointment.

“At best, commissioners asked irrelevant and nonsensical questions that prejudiced candidates; at worst, they used the interviews for naked political score settling,” said Casac’s Lawson Naidoo in his affidavit...

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