Transformative Constitutionalism and Socio-Economic Rights: Part 2/2

Pius Langa, Chief Justice of South Africa

This keynote lecture was delivered by the Chief Justice of South Africa in Oxford on 11 June 2008 to open the Foundation's workshop on Adjudicating Socio-Economic Rights.
The lecture addressed the relationship between the entrenchment and enforceability of socio-economic rights in South Africa. Chief Justice Langa argues that the Constitution is best understood as a manifesto for positive transformation towards an equal society.

Chief Justice of South Africa: 'Transformative Constitutionalism and Socio-Economic Rights' - Part 1