Linda Greenhouse, Pullitzer Prize winning reporter, New York Times
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The question of how courts respond to national emergencies or crises is of profound importance in a democratic society.
With the reluctance by many in the Anglo-American world to countenance an incorporation of socio-economic rights into justiciable Bills of Rights, this policy brief explores...
This policy brief sets out some of the recent case law on the right to the highest attainable standard of health and argues that this jurisprudence exposes the unnecessarily...
Whether socio-economic rights should be entrenched in constitutions has been a subject of lively debate.
Report of the 2008 Annual Lecture in Law and Society by the Chief Justice of South Africa Pius Langa.
In the United States, courts have played a key role in defining socio-economic rights and in enforcing the government's obligations to provide and protect those rights.
This policy brief examines the constitutional protection of socio-economic rights in their relationship to the political process.
The 11 September 2001 al-Qaeda terrorist attack on the United States produced not only human and material loss; it also resulted in an apparent loss of the nation's traditional...
Workshop with the Aspen Institute examining policy issues including affirmative action, reproductive rights, and anti-terror legislation.
Analysis of judicial discretion in administrative cases in Poland.