n South African Journal on Human Rights - Considering the impact of amicus curiae participation on feminist litigation strategy : political rights since 1994 focus
|Article Title||Considering the impact of amicus curiae participation on feminist litigation strategy : political rights since 1994 focus|
|© Publisher:||Juta Law Publishing|
|Journal||South African Journal on Human Rights|
|Affiliations||1 University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 2015|
|Pages||136 - 150|
|Keyword(s)||Amicus curiae participation, Feminist method and Litigation strategy|
ISI Social Science
Amici curiae participation plays an important role in litigation and judicial decision-making. The public interest nature of these participations has become particularly important in representing the point of view of those who might be affected by a judgment which could influence the outcome of a decision. Employing amicus curiae participation as specific litigation strategy is of importance in promoting litigation from a feminist and gendered viewpoint allowing feminist method to be employed in constructing effective legal arguments.
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