"YOU can continue to challenge me, but you will continue to be frustrated."
These words, allegedly said by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng to advocate Paul Hoffman, rang true yesterday, after the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) dismissed a complaint Hoffman lodged against Mogoeng.
The complaint was sparked by a controversial speech by Mogoeng at a July meeting of Advocates for Transformation.
In the address, Mogoeng said there appeared to be resistance to change from those who benefited from the apartheid system and there was a need to "resist all efforts geared at the protection [of] white male dominance" in the legal profession and judiciary.
Mogoeng, who heads the JSC, was speaking on a "hot potato" in the legal profession – transformation.
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