LAW, MORALITY AND JUSTICE, essays in honour of Chief Justice Ismail Mahomed (1997 - 2000)

: Patel (Q.) et al eds.

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184pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2020

 

Contributions include:

"Pandemics, the Rule of Law and Human Rights" by Aneesa Mahomed

"Human Dignity as a Value and Right: how it took pride of place in the 1996 Constitution" by Mohamed Enver Surty

"Judicial Ethics, Law and Morality and Judicial Responsibility to Account " by Yvonne Mokgoro 

"Business as Usual: at war with transformative constitutionalism" by Dennis Davis

"Based on Social Justice: bridging the gap between law and justice through fidelity to the constitutional equality duty in law reform" by Thuli Madonsela.

In 1991 Ismail Mahomed (1931-2020) was made a permanent judge of the Supreme Court of South Africa. In 1994 he was appointed to the Constitutional Court and in 1998 was made Chief Justice, a position he held until his death. He was posthumously awarded the Order of the Baobab (Gold) in 2002.