‘Fearless and independent’ SA courts hailed for holding the line against Zuma onslaught

South African courts have been described as ‘battlegrounds for contesting political forces’ and the period of a study into the judiciary was no exception. ‘Perhaps the most striking example was the string of cases relating to former President Jacob Zuma’s battle with the Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture’, noted the authors of the just-published report.