Dignity, freedom and the post-apartheid legal order

the critical jurisprudence of Laurie Ackermann
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Juta , Cape Town
Ackermann, Laurie, Constitutional law -- South Africa, Respect for persons -- Law and legislation -- South Africa, Jurisprudence -- South A
Other titlesActa juridica (Cape Town, South Africa)
Statementedited by A.J. Barnard-Naudé, Drucilla Cornell, François du Bois ; general editor, Jan Glazewski.
ContributionsBarnard, Jaco., Cornell, Drucilla., Du Bois, François., Glazewski, Jan., University of Cape Town. Faculty of Law.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKTL110.A27 D54 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 297 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23976079M
ISBN 100702181374
ISBN 139780702181375
LC Control Number2009480162

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Drucilla Cornell (born 16 June ), is an American philosopher and feminist theorist, whose work has been influential in political and legal philosophy, ethics, deconstruction, critical theory, and feminism. Cornell is an emerita Professor of Political Science, Comparative Literature and Women's & Gender Studies at Rutgers University the State University of New Jersey; Professor Alma mater: University of California Los Angeles School.

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3 See AJ Barnard-Naudé, Drucilla Cornell and Francois du Bois (eds), Dignity, Freedom and the Post-Apartheid Legal Order: The Critical Jurisprudence of Laurie Ackermann (Juta ), a collection of essays in celebration of Ackermann's time on the Court. Ackermann retired from the Court in ) The Author Published by Oxford University.

rights to a new post-apartheid legal order. The impression I received from the few white South Africans I was able to meet was extraordinarily positive. In contrast, the impression I re-ceived from talking to black South Africans was exactly the op-posite.

They saw a post-apartheid legal order in compliance. His books include Dignity, Freedom and the Post-Apartheid Legal Order () with Jaco Barnard and Drucilla Cornell; Justice and Reconciliation in Post-Apartheid South Africa () with Antje du Bois-Pedain; and The Practice of Integrity: Reflections on Ronald Dworkin and South African Law ().

‘Dignity and the Political Right to Freedom’ in AJ Barnard-Naudé, Drucilla Cornell, Francois du Bois (eds) Dignity, Freedom and the Post-Apartheid Legal Order: The Critical Jurisprudence of Laurie Ackermann () Juta, Cape Town 'Reconsidering Carmichele' () South African Law Journal - Reprinted in Dignity, Freedom and the Post-Apartheid Legal Order, ed.

by Alfred Barnard (Jutta, ). Justice Laurie Ackermann’s decision in Ferreira is a study in tonal dissonance.

Ackermann’s paragraph legal opinion begins slowly.

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tionship between the realm of internal freedom (the moral law) and the realm of external freedom (Recht, which is, of course, backed by the coercive power of the state). For a summation of the debate see: Allen Wood, Human Dignity, Right and the Realms of Ends in Dignity, Freedom and the Post-apartheid Legal Order, The Critical Jurisprudence ofCited by: 1.

The field of African political philosophy as an academic discipline is new, with systematic argumentation expressed in a corpus of written texts having appeared for the first time only in the Author: Thaddeus Metz. AJ Barnard-Naudé, Drucilla Cornell & François du Bois (eds) Dignity, Freedom and the Post-Apartheid Legal Order () Juta: Cape Town ISBN Articles, notes and book reviews in peer-reviewed journals.

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Barnard-Naudé, D. Cornell and F. du Bois (Eds.): book review Author Henk Botha Source: Stellenbosch Law Rev pp – (). "From Heteronormativity to Full Sexual Citizenship?: Equality and Sexual Freedom in Laurie Ackermann's Constitutional Jurisprudence".

In Barnard-Naudé, J; Cornell, D; du Bois, F (eds.). Dignity, Freedom and the Post-Apartheid Legal Order: The Critical Jurisprudence of Laurie Ackerman. (First published as Acta Juridica ). Juta mater: Stellenbosch University, Columbia. Waldron J () The dignity of groups. In: Jaco Barnard-Naude DC, Du Bois F (eds) Dignity, freedom and the post-apartheid legal order: the critical jurisprudence of Laurie Ackermann.

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Alexander, Amanda, and Andile Mngxitama (), ‘ Race and resistance in post-apartheid South Africa ’, in Shereen Essof and Daniel Moshenberg (eds.), Searching for South Africa: The new calculus of social dignity (Pretoria: UNISA Press), pp.

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Dignity, Freedom and the Post-apartheid Legal Order The Critical Jurisprudence of Laurie Ackermann, A. Barnard-Naudé, Drucilla Cornell, François Du Bois,Constitutional law, pages. This book pays tribute to the constitutional jurisprudence of Justice Laurie Ackermann, now retired from the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

Life is regarded as being God‐given to all human beings [].The right to life, by itself, is thus not conferred to humans by the law [].It is a moral right independent of the law, since humans possess it simply by virtue of their nature as being human [3, 4].Based on their uniqueness, the Supreme Court of New York in Park v Chessin, 60 AD 2d 80, NYSacknowledged the fact that Author: Erika M.

Serfontein. Law: African Ideals and Post-Apartheid Jurispru‐ dence (, coedited with Nyoko Muvangua) and a substantial body of works on South African ju‐ risprudence, Law and Revolution in South Africa assembles case studies and reflections on indige‐ nous law formation in South Africa and asks what Africana philosophy can contribute to the struggle.

post-apartheid version of African law envisioned by the South African Constitution. The application of African law in a free and liberated environment must reflect its own social, political and legal cosmology in which its institutions operate within their own indigenous frame of reference.

A study of the anatomy of African jurisprudence. She writes that dignity was spelled out clearly as the basic foundation for human rights in Preamble of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states “Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the.THE COLOUR OF LAW, POWER AND KNOWLEDGE: INTRODUCING CRITICAL RACE THEORY IN (POST-) APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA JoeL M Modiri * AbSTRACT Many legal scholars, practitioners and judges have overlooked the ways in which racial identities and hierarchies have been woven into social systems like law, labour, social power, knowledge and Size: KB.Towards a Post-Apartheid Future may be the most unique effort in the history of constitution-drafting, presenting the people of South Africa an opportunity perhaps never before afforded an emerging nation.

The book is the culmination of a project undertaken by the .