The South African jurisprudence on equality employs the concept of human dignity to inform both the interpretation of the South African Constitution’s equality clause and its application. The importance of human dignity to South Africa’s equality jurisprudence arises in part from the lessons of our apartheid history in which wicked, legalized and systematic racial discrimination was antithetical to the concept of human dignity. This brief note describes how the concept of human dignity has been employed in the equality jurisprudence, particularly in relation to discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation.
Creative intervention that offers thirteen "false blackbirds" that the majority opinion in Hollingsworth v. Perry should avoid.
Evaluates the two approaches that Justice Kennedy could take when deciding Hollingsworth v. Perry.
Parents are legally recognized in three ways: through marriage, adoption, and biology. While gay partners may now legally marry throughout the United States, not all states have provided an equal opportunity for gay parents to obtain parental rights, whether through
An examination of the use of law in South Africa during Apartheid to control the black majority, and how conflict shaped the law and legal cutlure.