Justice O'Regan: finding the aristotelian golden 'middle way'

SOURCE: Making the road by walking: the evolution of the South African constitution
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2018
TITLE AUTHOR(S): G.Pienaar
SOURCE EDITOR(S): N.Bohler-Muller, M.Cosser, G.Pienaar
KEYWORDS: CONSTITUTION
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 10201

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Abstract

This chapter explores whether it is possible to establish from Justice O???Regan???s judicial, academic and public record whether she has succeeded in navigating a justifiable middle way through the tensions arising between the imperatives of legality and experimentation, between rationality and imagination, and between deference and empathy.