First black Supreme Court judge

Magardie, Khadija
January 2001
New African;Jan2001, Issue 392, p10
Profiles Lex Mpati, the first permanently appointed black judge in South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA). Background of Mpati; Reservations of the judge about joining the bench of the SCA; Work experience of Mpati.


Related Articles

  • Mandela appoints Ismail Mahomed chief justice.  // Jet;12/02/96, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p40 

    Relates the appointment of Ismail Mahomed as chief justice of South Africa's highest court in late 1996 by South African President Nelson Mandela. Mahomed's career; Date he is scheduled to start.

  • DANGER, THREATS OR JUST FEAR. Bruce, David // SA Crime Quarterly;Sep2005, Issue 13, p23 

    A witness satisfaction survey among 450 witnesses at three magistrates' courts in Gauteng shows that witness intimidation and fear are more pervasive than is generally acknowledged. These problems require responses that go beyond the Witness Protection Programme which is intended to deal only...

  • To patent or not to patent? That is the question! Vaughan, Christopher L. // South African Journal of Science;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 97 Issue 3/4, p64 

    Discusses the important function of patents in the society. Information on the condition in awarding a patent; Courts' definition of an invention; Details on the landmark case which the Supreme Court of South Africa ruled in April 2001.

  • Land invasion ruling sets benchmark. Nevin, Tom // African Business;Aug/Sep2005, Issue 312, p52 

    Focuses on the economic implications of a decision of the decision of the South African Supreme Court of Appeal concerning land invasion, allowing squatters the right to stay on land until government provides a suitable alternative location. Overview of a long-running dispute between the...

  • South Africa court rules for gay marriage. Golden, Kate // Bay Area Reporter;12/8/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 49, p19 

    The article reports on the approval of marriage equality for same-sex couples by the highest court in South Africa. The country joins the Netherlands, Belgium, Canada and Spain as countries that allow same-sex marriage. South Africa's highest court has given Parliament one year to fix the statutes.

  • What can we learn about the meaning of race from the classification of population groups during apartheid? Erasmus, Yvonne; Ellison, George T. H. // South African Journal of Science;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 104 Issue 11/12, p450 

    THIS PAPER EXAMINES WHAT MIGHT BE learnt about the meaning of race from the formalization of racial classification and reclassification under apartheid, generated by the 1950 Population Registration Act. It draws on 69 (re)classification appeals heard by the South African Supreme Court between...

  • Supreme Court of Appeal has ordered Harmony Gold to pay for managing acid mine drainage.  // World Mining News;12/11/2013, p1 

    The article discusses that the South African Supreme Court of Appeal has ordered Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. to pay for managing acid mine drainage at mines previously owned by the company in North West region.

  • THE DOCTRINE OF QUASI-MUTUAL ASSENT - HAS IT BECOME THE GENERAL RULE FOR THE FORMATION OF CONTRACTS? THE CASE OF PILLAY v SHAIK 2009 4 SA 74 (SCA). Thejane, P. // Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal;2012, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p514 

    The article discusses the court case PILLAY v. SHAIK regarding the significance of doctrine of quasi-mutual assent. The article discusses the application of the doctrine of quasi-mutual assent to resolve the dispute in the Pillay v., Shaik case and offers some recommendations on how the Supreme...

  • South African Supremes OK same-sex marriage. Wockner, Rex // Bay Windows;12/9/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 52, p11 

    Reports on the declaration of the constitutionality of same-sex marriage in South Africa by the Supreme Court of Appeal on November 30, 2004. Effect of the ruling on the definition of marriage; Plan of gay activists to file legal actions to change minor legal problems according to Evert Knoesen...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics