Appointment of Judges Needs To Be Transparent - LSB

The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) has expressed concern over the new process of appointing judges and has subsequently seized to be represented at the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

This followed a resolution by the JSC to start using a new method of filling vacancies for judges, which does not include advertising for such.

LSB said it has always advocated for a transparent process of appointment of judges, which includes advertising the vacancies as they become available.   It said that, although the process was used to appoint High Court judges and magistrates, the same could not be said for appointment of justices to the Court of Appeal (CoA) bench.

Editor's Comment
‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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