s South African Journal on Human Rights - Considering the impact of amicus curiae participation on feminist litigation strategy : political rights since 1994 focus

Volume 31, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0258-7203
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2126



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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