Sandra Liebenberg

South Africa has a model Bill of Rights. But it doesn’t seem that way

As South Africa marks Human Rights Day, it's a good time to reflect on the problems it faces in making constitutional rights a reality

Why Afrikaans doesn’t qualify for special treatment at universities

Those who don't want English as Stellenbosch's main language have invoked SA's Constitution, but the assumptions underlying their arguments are false.

Social audit raises issues around the right to sanitation

The City of Cape Town's response to a social audit of janitorial services for toilets in Khayelitsha is disturbing, writes Sandra Liebenberg.

What the law has to say about evictions

The recent spate of evictions in the Western Cape must make the right to housing ring hollow for those left homeless, writes Sandra Liebenberg.

Water rights reduced to a trickle

The Constitutional Court's dismissal of the challenges to the introduction and implementation of the prepaid water meters is unsatisfactory.

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