Constitutional law 801

Modulekode CSL 801
Kwalifikasie Postgraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Law

(a) Revisiting the concept of constitutional supremacy and its interaction with popular sovereignity
(b) Constitutional dynamics – (tacit) constitutional change in ways not constitutionally authorised
(c) A critical reassessment of separation of powers, judicial independence and impartiality and the impact of judicial review in the contemporary state
(d) Consideration of legality and constitutionality in view of relevant South African case law
(e) The foundation of the state, effectiveness and legitimacy particularly in the face of rampant violent crime
(f) Co-operative government in South African constitutional practice
(g) Constitutional values with specific reference to democracy in the South African constitution
(h) The legal claims of communities in contemporary constitutional law
(i) New trends in South African constitutional jurisprudence and the local and international scholarly discourse

Modulekrediete 30.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Public Law
Period of presentation Semester 1

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