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Title:Judicial activism in a state of emergency: an examination of recent decisions of the South African courts
Author:Basson, Dion
Year:1987
Periodical:South African Journal on Human Rights
Volume:3
Issue:1
Pages:28-43
Language:English
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:human rights
state of emergency
External link:https://doi.org/10.1080/02587203.1987.11827711
Abstract:In a state of national crisis or emergency, judges still have to protect the rights and freedoms of individuals who seek redress. This paper examines recent judgments of the South African courts in order to determine the extent to which judges in South Africa have been guided by this philosophy. Notes.
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