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CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The paper analyses the role of litigation as a strategy to fulfil the social rights laid down in the South African constitution. Critically examining ...
Social rights, Litigation, South Africa
Book Chapter | Jun 2008
Can social rights litigation contribute to more equitable and socially sustainable development outcomes? This chapter investigates the potential ...
Social rights, Litigation
Programme | Jan 2008 - Jan 2012
Right to health through litigation? Can court enforced health rights improve health policy? The project investigates whether litigation can make health ...
Health rights, courts, health rights litigation, public interest litigation, social rights jurisprudence, health policy, health economics, medical ethics, priority setting, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, South Africa
Master's Thesis | Oct 2011
This thesis aims to investigate the conditions for legal enforcement of the right to food in Guatemala. In recent years there has been an increase in ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Social Rights Litigation as Transformation: South African Perspectives Siri Gloppen Democratising D
Social rights, Africa: South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2010
This article commends the concise and useful analysis of courts and the legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural rights given in Christian Courtis’ ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
Struggles for social rights - are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in many countries, ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa, South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2003
Struggles for social rights – are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in many countries, ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa: South Africa
CMI Brief | Oct 2011
Guatemala suffers from high levels of undernourishment and malnutrition despite a strong political commitment to the right to food. Yet, there is an absence ...
food litigation, Guatemala
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
Solving the problem of (non)compliance in SE rights litigation . Daniel M. Brinks Social Rights Judg
News | 20 Sep 2013
"Litigation may be an effective means to secure economic, social and cultural rights," says Camila Gianella. As a result of numerous health rights litigations, the Colombian Constitutional Court ordered extensive structural reforms of the country's health system.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
This paper is about the role that may be envisioned for the courts in Angola with respect to the poor. Looking at the period from 1992 - 2004, it analyses ...
Courts, Access to justice, Social and economic rights, Social rights litigation, Angola
News | 2 Nov 2011
Litigating health rights does make a difference. However, it varies to whom. Court cases brought by NGOs often contribute to better health care for the poor. Other cases primarily benefit middle class people who have resources to go to court.
Journal Article | Jan 2008
This article offers a framework for exploring litigation as a strategy to advance the right to health by holding governments accountable to human rights ...
Book Chapter | Oct 2011
Dialogic justice in the enforcement of social rights: Some initial arguments Roberto Gargarella Li
CMI Report | Nov 2011
This thesis enquires into the policy consequences of the Mendoza case, a public interest litigation case in Argentina, in which several non-governmental ...
Pollution, River basins, Supreme court, Litigation, Argentina
Book Chapter | Oct 2014
Judging the price of life: cost considerations in right-to-health litigation Octavio L. Motta Ferra
Edited Book | Jan 2006
Using case studies drawn from Latin America, Africa, India and Eastern Europe, this volue examines the role of courts as a channel for social transformation ...
courts, social transformation, access to justice, poverty
Book Chapter | Oct 2011
Litigating health rights: Framing the analysis Siri Gloppen Litigating health rights. Can courts
Event | 17 Oct 2005
Radha D'Souza, previously a lawyer and counsel at the High Court of Mumbai and currently teaching at the School of Law, University of Waikato, New Zealand gives a seminar at CMI focusing on public interest litigation, class action suits, constitutional and administrative law.