The judiciary: corrupt, or partners in realising a transformed society?

SOURCE: Daily Maverick
OUTPUT TYPE: Newspaper article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2019
TITLE AUTHOR(S): N.Bohler, G.Pienaar, M.Cosser
KEYWORDS: DEMOCRACY, JUDICIARY
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 11011

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Abstract

The sensitivity and slowness inherent in the separation of powers are a reality in South Africas relatively new constitutional democracy, where the persistent socioeconomic ills of poverty, inequality and unemployment and their often-violent symptoms are aggravated by years of corruption and misrule giving rise to mounting social discontent.