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South Sudan’s chief justice is overstepping his bounds: why it matters for the rule of law

The separation of powers is critical for good governance. Yellow Dog Productions/The Image Bank Mark Deng, The University of Queensland South Sudan’s Chief Justice, Chan Reec Madut, has been implicated in serious corruption allegations since independence. Some relate to the recruitment process within the judiciary. Others relate to overstepping the bounds of his judicial role by encroaching on the executive’s …

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