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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 ...
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 ...
The Constitutional Court of South Africa: Reinforcing an hourglass system of multi-level government
(University of Toronto Press, 2017)
“The supremacy of the constitution and the rule of law” are two foundational values of South Africa’s 1996 Constitution (s. 1(c)). An independent judiciary is thus set to play a major role in interpreting and enforcing ...
Evictions in South Africa during 2014: An analytical narrative
(ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2015)
The South Africa Constitution and pertinent legislative frameworks recognise the right of access to housing. This right extends to people who live in informal settlements, where they erect shacks and other structures. These ...