Fergus Blackie

Fergus Blackie was a former justice of the High Court of Zimbabwe. A former attorney (1963), advocate (1966) and senior counsel (1980).

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He began his judicial career in 1978 when he was appointed a Senior Judge of Water and Administrative Courts, culminating in an appointment to the bench of the High Court in 1986.[1] He fell from power in 2002 after he successfully brought charges against then Justice Minister Patrick Chinamasa for "scandalizing the court"; after the trial, Chinamasa had Blackie arrested and charged with two counts of corruption.

Blackie died in South Africa on April 24th 2021.[2]

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