Judge Unterhalter called ‘arrogant’, ‘subtly racist’

‘Too clever’ judge’s apparently prickly personality scuppered his chances of joining the SCA, a redacted JSC transcript reveals

04 February 2024 - 00:03

EFF leader Julius Malema accused Gauteng high court judge David Unterhalter of "subtle racism" while ANC legislator Thamsanqa Dodovu described him as arrogant with a "sense of entitlement"...

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