No-one would quarrel with the idea that SA’s chief justice, Mogoeng Mogoeng, is extraordinary. But is the situation in which he now finds himself — ordered by the Judicial Conduct Committee to apologise for pro-Israel comments he made during a webinar — exceptional?

A recent series of cases in the UK suggests not. They concern magistrate Richard Page, who has just lost his last appeal against dismissal from the bench...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now