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Lawfare - Judging Politics In South Africa (Paperback)

Michelle Le Roux, Dennis Davis; Foreword by Pravin Gordhan

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Throughout the past 50 years, the courts have been a battleground for contesting political forces as more and more conflicts that were once fought in Parliament or in streets, or through strikes and media campaigns, find their way to the judiciary.

Certainly, the legal system was used by both the apartheid state and its opponents. But it is in the post-apartheid era, and in particular under the rule of President Jacob Zuma, that we have witnessed a dramatic increase in ‘lawfare’: the migration of politics to the courts.

The authors show through a series of case studies how just about every aspect of political life ends up in court: the arms deal, the demise of the Scorpions, the Cabinet reshuffle, the expulsion of the EFF from Parliament, the nuclear procurement process, the Cape Town mayor…

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Imprint: Jonathan Ball Publishers SA
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: April 2019
Authors: Michelle Le Roux • Dennis Davis
Foreword by: Pravin Gordhan
Dimensions: 233 x 152 x 30mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 368
ISBN-13: 978-1-86842-960-8
Categories: Books > Law
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LSN: 1-86842-960-1
Barcode: 9781868429608

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