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HUMAN DIGNITY IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
(Juta Law Publishing, 2009-02)
This article compares the role of human dignity in constitutional interpretation in Germany and South Africa. Both countries have embraced dignity as a direct response to a troubled and totalitarian past. Nowadays dignity ...
Rethinking the Right to Vote
(Juta Law Publishing, 2015-08)
South African constitutional scholars have been puzzling for some time over a basic tension in the Constitutional Court’s voting rights jurisprudence. While some of its judgments show a commitment to a vigorous defence and ...
THE RIGHTS OF FOREIGNERS: DIGNITY, CITIZENSHIP AND THE RIGHT TO HAVE RIGHTS
This article examines the rights of foreign nationals in view of Hannah Arendt's thesis that human rights amount to little when severed from the rights of members of a concrete political community. It considers three ...