Ubuntu, Good Faith and Equity: Flexible Legal Principles in Developing a Contemporary Jurisprudence


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    Edition: 1st Edition
  • Format: Soft Cover
  • ISBN: 9780702186172
  • Extent: 166 Pages
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  • Category: Comparative Law, Customary / Indigenous Law

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This book contains a selection of papers on the topic of ‘Ubuntu, Humanity and Good Faith / Equity as Flexible Principles in Law and Society in Southern Africa’. The papers by international academics provide a comparative viewpoint on how good faith and equity have been used in other jurisdictions as flexible legal principles to achieve equitable outcomes.

  • Preface - Frank Diedrich       
  • Ubuntu as a legal principle in an ever-changing world - Yvonne Mokgoro       
  • Ubuntu: An African equity - Tom Bennett   
  • Ubuntu: Ethnophilosophy and core constitutional value(s) - Ilze Keevy  
  • The contribution of ubuntu to the development of constitutional jurisprudence in a democratic South Africa - SF Khunou & Seth Nthai   
  • ‘Just say sorry?’ Ubuntu, Africanisation and the child justice system in the Child Justice Act 75 of 2008 - Julia Sloth-Nielsen & Jacqui Gallinetti   
  • Towards constitutionalism and democratic governance: Ubuntu and equity as a basis for regulating public functionaries in common-law Africa - Mwiza Jo Nkhata  
  • Ubuntu in the traditional justice mechanisms of South Africa - Inga Svarca  
  • The procedural relationship between state law and customary law in civil and commercial matters - Frank Diedrich 
  • Individualism and the balancing of interests in German civil law - Ulrich Spellenberg  
  • Index

  • Academics – including those in Europe and the USA with an interest in customary law and / or comparative law
  • Law students of comparative & customary law
  • Judges
  • Legal practitioners

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This book contains a selection of papers on the topic of ‘Ubuntu, Humanity and Good Faith / Equity as Flexible Principles in Law and Society in Southern Africa’. The papers by international academics provide a comparative viewpoint on how good faith and equity have been used in other jurisdictions as flexible legal principles to achieve equitable outcomes.

  • Preface - Frank Diedrich       
  • Ubuntu as a legal principle in an ever-changing world - Yvonne Mokgoro       
  • Ubuntu: An African equity - Tom Bennett   
  • Ubuntu: Ethnophilosophy and core constitutional value(s) - Ilze Keevy  
  • The contribution of ubuntu to the development of constitutional jurisprudence in a democratic South Africa - SF Khunou & Seth Nthai   
  • ‘Just say sorry?’ Ubuntu, Africanisation and the child justice system in the Child Justice Act 75 of 2008 - Julia Sloth-Nielsen & Jacqui Gallinetti   
  • Towards constitutionalism and democratic governance: Ubuntu and equity as a basis for regulating public functionaries in common-law Africa - Mwiza Jo Nkhata  
  • Ubuntu in the traditional justice mechanisms of South Africa - Inga Svarca  
  • The procedural relationship between state law and customary law in civil and commercial matters - Frank Diedrich 
  • Individualism and the balancing of interests in German civil law - Ulrich Spellenberg  
  • Index

  • Academics – including those in Europe and the USA with an interest in customary law and / or comparative law
  • Law students of comparative & customary law
  • Judges
  • Legal practitioners

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