n South African Law Journal - The Politics of Principle: The First South African Constitutional Court, 1995-2005, Theunis Roux : book review

Volume 131, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0258-2503
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2177



Theunis Roux's important book, , is a tightly reasoned and wide-ranging assessment of the Constitutional Court's first decade. It sets out to explain what we must mean when we speak of our admiration for the court in these years (the 'Chaskalson Court', as Roux appropriately calls it), and then to trace the elements of the court's decisions that earned that admiration.

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