Transformation of the Magistracy: Balancing Independence and Accountability in the New Democratic Order

Transformation of the Magistracy: Balancing Independence and Accountability in the New Democratic Order

This report documents this ongoing tension between independence and accountability as it affects the magistracy. It does so through three case studies that can be framed as encounters with the independence-accountability issue: the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), the lay assessor system, and social context training.

 

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Lazarus Kgalema
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Lazarus Kgalema is a former CSVR researcher. He is a Clinical Psychologist at Kgalema Psychological Practice.

Paul Gready
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Paul Gready is from the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London

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