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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 ...
Grootboom: A paradigm of individual remedies versus reasonable programmes
(Southern African Public Law, 2011)
The decision of the Constitutional Court (the Court) in the case of Government of the Republic of South Africa versus Grootboom was received as ground breaking by human rights practitioners, scholars and advocates the world ...