Composition of the Court for the First Term


Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng is on leave for the first term of 2014. Deputy Chief Justice Moseneke is Acting Chief Justice for this period, and Justice Skweyiya is Acting Deputy Chief Justice.

Justice Bess Nkabinde is on leave for the first two terms of 2014.  Justice Steven Majiedt of the Supreme Court of Appeal and Justice Nambitha Dambuza of the Eastern Cape Division of the High Court have been appointed as Acting Justices.

Welcome to the redesigned ConCourtBlog!


We have made some significant changes to the way the site works, and we hope you like them. Please let us know what you you think on twitter, @concourtblog, or by emailing Here is a brief guide to the new site:

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