Who will judge the judges? In Hlophe's case the judiciary itself is on trial

09 February 2020 - 00:00

The judiciary will do untold damage to its reputation, and thus leave the country's future in a perilous predicament, unless it acts honestly and decisively on the controversy surrounding Western Cape judge president John Hlophe. He's proving to be more than just a fly in the ointment.

The country is once again titillated by accusations of abuse, nepotism and even physical assault from his court...

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