Acta Juridica 2015


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    Edition: 2015 Edition
  • Format: Hard Cover
  • ISBN: 9781485108771
  • Language(s): English
  • Extent: 514 Pages
  • Published:
  • Category: Journals, Constitutional Law, Collected Essays

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This annual thematic journal is published with the Faculty of Law of the University of Cape Town. Every year a current legal issue forms the focus.

Acta Juridica 2015 pays tribute to Pius Langa, a remarkable man and lawyer. The book has three sections: first, a series of personal tributes to Justice Langa; second, reflections on the work of the Constitutional Court under Langa’s leadership as well as aspects of his philosophy as a judge; and third, explorations of a variety of specific themes in his judgments, writings and speeches.

Also available in soft cover format as A Transformative Justice – Essays in Honour of Pius Langa, and online as part of Acta Juridica (2000 to date) or Juta’s Electronic Law Journals (2000 to date).

Available end-June 2015.

  • Preface - Alistair Price and Michael Bishop    
  • Part I: Personal tributes
    • Personal tribute to former Chief Justice Pius Langa - Dikgang Moseneke
    • Tribute to Pius Langa - Albie Sachs
    • Tribute to Chief Justice Pius Langa -Marumo Moerane
    • Working with Justice Langa on press freedom - Anshal Bodasing
  • Part II: Reflections on Justice Langa’s court and philosophy
    • The Langa Court: Its distinctive character and legacy - Theunis Roux
    • The people, the court and Langa constitutionalism - James Fowkes
    • Humility, dissent and community: Exploring Chief Justice Langa’s political and judicial philosophy - David Bilchitz
    • The importance of dissent: Two judgments in administrative law - Cora Hoexter
    • Transformative constitutionalism – Guiding light or empty slogan? - Jason Brickhill and Yana van Leeve 
    • Legal transformation and legal education: Congruence or conflict? - Dennis Davis
    • Bridging the gap between people and the law: Transformative constitutionalism and the right to constitutional literacy - Tim Fish Hodgson
  • Part III: Reflections on themes in Justice Langa’s judgments
    • Customary succession and the development of customary law: The Bhe legacy -Sindiso Mnisi Weeks
    • Bhe v Magistrate, Khayelitsha: A cultural conundrum, Fanonian alienation and an elusive constitutional oneness - Sanele Sibanda and Tshepo Bogosi Mosaka 
    • Contractual obligation and the journey from natural law to constitutional law - François du Bois
    • State liability and accountability - Alistair Price
    • S v Williams: A springboard for further debate about corporal punishment - Ann Skelton
    • Can we discard the doctrine of legal guilt? - Pamela-Jane Schwikkard
    • On the reciprocal relationship between the rule of law and civil society - Stu Woolman 
    • Constitutional protection of the right to privacy: The contribution of Chief Justice Langa to the law of search and seizure - Chuks Okpaluba
    • Equality beyond dignity: Multi-dimensional equality and Justice Langa’s judgments - Catherine Albertyn and Sandra Fredman 
    • On the limits of cultural accommodation: KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Education v Pillay - Okyerebea Ampofo-Anti and Michael Bishop

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This annual thematic journal is published with the Faculty of Law of the University of Cape Town. Every year a current legal issue forms the focus.

Acta Juridica 2015 pays tribute to Pius Langa, a remarkable man and lawyer. The book has three sections: first, a series of personal tributes to Justice Langa; second, reflections on the work of the Constitutional Court under Langa’s leadership as well as aspects of his philosophy as a judge; and third, explorations of a variety of specific themes in his judgments, writings and speeches.

Also available in soft cover format as A Transformative Justice – Essays in Honour of Pius Langa, and online as part of Acta Juridica (2000 to date) or Juta’s Electronic Law Journals (2000 to date).

Available end-June 2015.

  • Preface - Alistair Price and Michael Bishop    
  • Part I: Personal tributes
    • Personal tribute to former Chief Justice Pius Langa - Dikgang Moseneke
    • Tribute to Pius Langa - Albie Sachs
    • Tribute to Chief Justice Pius Langa -Marumo Moerane
    • Working with Justice Langa on press freedom - Anshal Bodasing
  • Part II: Reflections on Justice Langa’s court and philosophy
    • The Langa Court: Its distinctive character and legacy - Theunis Roux
    • The people, the court and Langa constitutionalism - James Fowkes
    • Humility, dissent and community: Exploring Chief Justice Langa’s political and judicial philosophy - David Bilchitz
    • The importance of dissent: Two judgments in administrative law - Cora Hoexter
    • Transformative constitutionalism – Guiding light or empty slogan? - Jason Brickhill and Yana van Leeve 
    • Legal transformation and legal education: Congruence or conflict? - Dennis Davis
    • Bridging the gap between people and the law: Transformative constitutionalism and the right to constitutional literacy - Tim Fish Hodgson
  • Part III: Reflections on themes in Justice Langa’s judgments
    • Customary succession and the development of customary law: The Bhe legacy -Sindiso Mnisi Weeks
    • Bhe v Magistrate, Khayelitsha: A cultural conundrum, Fanonian alienation and an elusive constitutional oneness - Sanele Sibanda and Tshepo Bogosi Mosaka 
    • Contractual obligation and the journey from natural law to constitutional law - François du Bois
    • State liability and accountability - Alistair Price
    • S v Williams: A springboard for further debate about corporal punishment - Ann Skelton
    • Can we discard the doctrine of legal guilt? - Pamela-Jane Schwikkard
    • On the reciprocal relationship between the rule of law and civil society - Stu Woolman 
    • Constitutional protection of the right to privacy: The contribution of Chief Justice Langa to the law of search and seizure - Chuks Okpaluba
    • Equality beyond dignity: Multi-dimensional equality and Justice Langa’s judgments - Catherine Albertyn and Sandra Fredman 
    • On the limits of cultural accommodation: KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Education v Pillay - Okyerebea Ampofo-Anti and Michael Bishop

  • Academics
  • Legal practitioners

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