oa Constitutional Court Review - Severing the umbilical cord : a subtle jurisprudential shift regarding children and their primary caregivers : case comments
|Article Title||Severing the umbilical cord : a subtle jurisprudential shift regarding children and their primary caregivers : case comments|
|© Publisher:||Juta Law Publishing|
|Journal||Constitutional Court Review|
|Publication Date||Jan 2008|
|Pages||351 - 368|
This case note examines the focus in the judgment on the child's rights as distinct from the rights of their caregivers. It is argued that this distinction presents a new development in the Court's child rights jurisprudence, and that some of the Constitutional Court's earlier pronouncements on children in relation to their caregivers should be re-examined in the light of S v M.
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