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The constitutional protection of those facing eviction from “bad buildings”
(ESR Review, 2008)
The Constitutional Court’s judgment in the Olivia case, handed down on 19 February 2008, represents a victory for the occupiers of “bad buildings” in the inner city of Johannesburg as well as other poor people facing ...
Engaging the paradoxes of the universal and particular in human rights adjudication: The possibilities and pitfalls of ‘meaningful engagement’
(African Human Rights Law Journal, 2012)
This article examines the disjunctures between the universal aspiration of human rights norms and the complexity of their interpretation and application in diverse and pluralistic contexts. It examines the extent to which ...