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The constitutional family in the Law of Succession
(Juta Law, 2009)
This article traces the development of the constitutional family in the South African law of succession through a synopsis of Constitutional Court and High Court judgments on the application of the Intestate Succession Act ...
Derrida's 'The Purveyor of Truth' and constitutional reading
In this article the author explores Jacques Derrida’s reading in ‘The Purveyor of Truth’ of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Purloined Letter’. In his essay, Derrida proposes a reading which differs markedly from the interpretation ...
Sovereignty without sovereignty: Derrida’s Declarations of Independence
This article questions the common assumptions in legal theory regarding Derrida’s well-known Declarations of Independence. Through a close reading of this text, well-known ground such as the relation between speech and ...
Realising the right of access to water: pipe dream or watershed?
(University of the Western Cape, 2003)
The article assesses the implications of the Grootboom judgment on the right of access to water. The free basic water policy intends six free kilolitres of water per household per month to be funded from the equitable share ...
Incy wincy spider went climbing up again – prospects for constitutional (re)interpretation of section 28(1)(c) of the South African Constitution in the next decade of democracy
(Nelson R Mandela School of Law, University of Fort Hare, 2007)
INTRODUCTION: This article reviews the first decade of jurisprudence concerning interpretation of the rights enumerated in s 28(1)(c) of the Constitution of South Africa (the Constitution), commonly referred to as the ...
2 + 2 = 5? Exploring the domestication of the CRC in South African jurisprudence (2002-2006)
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2008)
South Africa commenced transition to a constitutional democracy with the adoption of an interim constitution in 1994, followed by national elections based, for the ﬁ rst time, on universal adult suffrage. A justiciable ...