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South Africa: Constitutional Court Visit

We have officially reached the end of the seminar portion of our trip, and now it’s time to sit back and relax! We have learned so much in the last four days, and have been fortunate enough to experience first hand the inner workings of the South African court system and surrounding organizations. The government…
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South Africa: Progressive Realization

The concept of “progressive realization” came up at several points during our visits today, particularly at the South African Human Rights Commission and the Legal Resources Center. The socioeconomic rights in the South African Constitution are somewhat criticized as being something less than “real” because they are framed in terms of access (e.g., “the right…
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