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Title:Focus on the judiciary
Editors:McLean, Kirsty
Pieterse, MariusISNI
Periodical:South African Journal on Human Rights (ISSN 0258-7203)
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:judicial system
institutional change
access to justice
External link:https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rjhr20/24/2
Abstract:This special issue on the judicial role in South Africa contains specially commissioned articles and notes, as well as the biannual Oliver Schreiner Memorial Lecture, and several contributions that were first delivered as papers at a symposium entitled 'Judges and the World' (School of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, 10 October 2008) in celebration of the academic, activist and judicial work of Edwin Cameron. Articles: Fifteen years on: central issues relating to the transformation of the South African judiciary (Murray Wesson and Max Du Plessis) - Courts and the poor in South Africa: a critique of systemic judicial failures to advance transformative justice (Jackie Dugard) - The personal and the judicial: sex, gender and impartiality (Elsje Bonthuys) - Remedying the maladies of 'lesser men or women': the personal, political and constitutional imperatives for improved access to justice (Mark Heywood and Adila Hassim) - Judicial policy revisited: transformative adjudication in administrative law (Cora Hoexter) - The role of judicial method in the relinquishing of constitutional rights through contract (Deeksha Bhana). Notes and comments: Private law after 1994: progressive development or schizoid confusion? (Dennis Davis) - Don't send them to prison because they can't rehabilitate them!: the South African judiciary doubts the executive's ability to rehabilitate offenders: a note on S v Shilubane 2008 (1) SACR 295 (T) (Jamil Ddamulira Mujuzi). Current developments: Oliver Schreiner Memorial Lecture: Separation of powers, democratic ethos and judicial function (Dikgang Moseneke) - Twelve-year review of the work of the Constitutional Court: a statistical analysis (Michael Bishop, Lisa Chamberlain and Sha'ista Kazee). [ASC Leiden abstract]