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Judge Wendy Hughes – North Gauteng High Court

This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to Judge Wendy Hughes from the Gauteng Division of the High Court. She relays her journey into the legal profession and shares the process of becoming a judge – resulting in independent individuals who mete out the law without fear or favour. She highlights some landmark cases in her career such as state capture. We discuss the evolution of the South African legal system founded on Roman Dutch law into a hybrid judicial system to take account of customary laws, traditional values, the environment and other factors. Judge Hughes reflects on her upbringing, family and values as enablers. Tune in for more….

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