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The role of constitution making and institution building in furthering peace, justice and development: South Africa’s democratic transition
(Oxford University Press, 2010)
The international community accepts that peace, justice and development are indivisible properties of human freedom and thus wants a more coordinated approach to post conflict recovery. Today, transitions to democracy are ...
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 ...
Private prosecutions and discrimination against juristic persons in South Africa: A comment on National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development & Another
(Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), 2015)
Unlike countries such as the United Kingdom, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Australia, in South Africa companies and associations are not permitted to institute private prosecutions although natural persons have a right to institute ...
Unsustainable and unjust: Criminal justice policy and remand detention since 1994
(Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2014)
The 'tough on crime' approach embodied in bail and sentencing law has had a profound impact on the trends around remand detention, including prison overcrowding of such an extent that it is estimated to have contributed ...