Constitutional Court of South Africa
South Africa [za]
- Constitutional courts/supreme courts — Judiciary
Published under the direction of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law.
General Editors: Rainer Grote, Frauke Lachenmann, Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1. The South African Constitutional Court (‘Constitutional Court’ or ‘Court’) is one of the most studied in comparative constitutional law, a status due, above all, to its place in the celebrated South African transition and to its socio-economic rights jurisprudence. Among the highest courts of the Global South—of which it is widely seen as a key member (eg Vilhena et al (eds) ; Bonilla Maldonado (ed.) )—it is, in many ways, a more restrained institution relative to counterparts such as the Supreme Court of India or the Constitutional Court of Colombia (Corte...