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You are the ''weakest link'' in realising socio-economic rights: Goodbye - Strategies for effective implemention of court orders in South Africa
(Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2008)
The justiciable place of socio-economic rights in the South African Constitution is being undermined by non-compliance with court orders issued in court processes involving the enforcement of these rights. This has, in ...
An overview of the Constitutional Court hearing of the inner-city evictions case
(ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2007)
On 28 August 2007, the Constitutional Court heard an appeal against the decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in the Rand Properties case. This case concerns the eviction of poor people from dilapidated buildings ...
Litigating socio-economic rights in South Africa: A choice between corrective and distributive justice
(Pretoria University Law Press, 2009)
Christopher Mbazira's book, adapted from doctoral thesis and published by Pretoria University Law Press, is welcome addition to the growing scholarship on socio-economic rights litigation in South Africa. The book is very ...
Appropriate, just and equitable relief' in socio-economic rights litigation : the tension between corrective and distributive forms of justice
(South African Law Journal, 2008)
This article makes the point that one cannot understand fully the nature of the remedies granted by the Constitutional Court in socio-economic rights litigation unless their theoretical basis as defined by the notions of ...
Slums Act unconstitutional : case review
(ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2009)
The Constitution Court handed down judgment in the Slums Act case on 14 October 2009. The case was a direct appeal against a judgment of the KwaZulu-Natal High Court, Durban, in which the latter refused to strike down the ...
South African prisoner's right to vote
(Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative, 2004)
The South African Constitution states that every adult citizen has the right to vote. There has therefore been some legal controversy around the questions of whether it would be unconstitutional to limit the right of any ...