n Without Prejudice - When prisoners' rights outweigh those of law-abiding citizens : constitutional law
|Article Title||When prisoners' rights outweigh those of law-abiding citizens : constitutional law|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Author||Rex Van Schalkwyk|
|Publication Date||Aug 2010|
|Pages||4 - 5|
The judgement of the Constitutional Court on prisoners' voting rights invites comparison with another judgement by the same court. That judgement dealt with the constitutionality of legislation promulgated shortly before the 1999 elections, and which restricted the right to vote to only those citizens in possession of the barcoded identity document.
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