n Law, Democracy & Development - Editorial February 2016

Volume 19, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1028-1053
  • E-ISSN: 2077-4907



This volume contains contributions from seasoned and young academics dealing with the following issues: socio-economic rights at local government level in South Africa; Kenya's implementation of the Smuggling Protocol in response to the irregular movement of migrants from Ethiopia and Somalia; the question of whether insufficient access to substance abuse treatment centres for illicit drug users is a breach of the right to access healthcare services in South Africa; institutionalising a military judicial office and improving security of tenure of military judges in South Africa; an analysis of selected challenges in the enforcement of the prohibition of insider trading and market manipulation in the European Union and South African regulatory frameworks; the unresolved ethnic question in Uganda's district councils; revisiting legal harmonisation under the Southern African Development Community Treaty; The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission: prospects and challenges for the protection of human rights; the Investor-State Dispute Resolution Forum under the SADC Protocol on Finance and Investment: challenges and opportunities for effective harmonisation; using courts of law to tackle poverty and social exclusion: the case of post-2010 Kenya; an investigation into the causes of violent strikes in South Africa: some lessons from foreign law and possible solutions; and refugees and asylum seekers: Barriers to accessing South Africa's Labour Market.

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