Book presentation

Engaging with Social Rights

Procedure, Participation and Democracy in South Africa’s Second Wave

The book contributes to the evolving scholarship on socio-economic rights adjudication with a deep focus on the jurisprudence and approach of the South African Constitutional Court. RSVP: By Thursday, 4/08/2016 to Naomi Hove


The South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law (SAIFAC), a Centre of the University of Johannesburg, the Konrad Adenauer Siftung and the UJ Law Library invite you to the Johannesburg launch of Engaging with Social Rights: Participation, Procedure and Democracy in South Africa’s Second-Wave (Cambridge UP, 2016), the new seminal book by Prof Brian E. Ray, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, USA.

Justice Richard Goldstone (ret.) will introduce Prof Ray, who will provide a brief overview of the book followed by a panel discussion with Prof David Bilchitz, Director: SAIFAC, University of Johannesburg, Dr Khulekani Moyo, University of the Witwatersrand and Ms Nomzamo Zondo (Director of Litigation, Socio-Economic Rights Institute). It raises important questions concerning the manner in which courts can contribute towards the advancement of these rights, and consequently, socio-economic equality in South Africa.

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APK Library – Chinua Achebe Auditorium (Level 6), University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park


  • Justice Richard Goldstone
    • Prof Ray
      • Prof David Bilchitz
        • Dr Khulekani Moyo
          • Ms Nomzamo Zondo

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