Laws alone are not enough but the Constitution does reveal what it is to be a new South African
Would a constitutional amendment deal with unemployment in SA? The ratification of an international convention could place a duty on SA to do that.
It's disconcerting when our Constitution's founding mothers misconstrue the rationale behind constitutional guarantees of MPs' freedom of speech.
The Constitution should be seen as a beacon of hope and not vilified to further the cause of certain political agendas, writes George Bizos.
An appeal court ruling shows how comparative law can go against the tenets of our democracy.
The president doesn't derive his power from executive decree; his decisions can be reviewed by the courts.
South Africans must stand together in multitudes to hold politicians accountable for disrespecting our democratic institutions before the whole world.
We have made significant advances as a country but the challenges facing us remain numerous, writes Yvonne Mokgoro.
When the socks that need pulling up are absent, we must turn to leaders, the government, municipalities and citizens, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
Government departments and public bodies continue to talk the talk of making information accessible, but do not provide it.
After an urgent application to overturn Dramat's suspension, the court postponed the hearing to allow the state time to respond.
Ubuntu is a central idea in post-apartheid South Africa, but scholars disagree on whether it informs the Constitution or undermines it.
What the bullying ANC doesn't get is that our democracy is almost more than just numbers.
Rising at the chance to showcase his own martial art skills, the president confirms his attendance at the Karate World Cup. The nation is thrilled.
M&G readers air their views on religion and the Constitution, land reform and the Israel-Palestine conflict.
By provoking debate on his religion's relation to the law Mogoeng opens himself - and, by extension, his office - to criticism, debate and engagement.
Chief Justice Mogoeng responds to the outcry sparked by his comments about fusing law and religion, which is concerning as SA is a secular state.