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The courts and socio-economic rights: carving out a role
(ESR Review, 2002)
Although the jurisprudence on the socio-economic rights in the Bill of Rights is still in its infancy, the number of cases coming before the courts is gathering momentum. In particular, the Constitutional Court judgment ...
South Africa's evolving jurisprudence on socio-economic rights: An effective tool in challenging poverty
(Law, Democracy & Development, 2002)
The drafters of the Constitution clearly envisaged a far-reaching role for it in the transformation of post-apartheid society.' Among the key aims of the Constitution is to "improve the quality of life of all citizens and ...