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HSF Briefs

What Would Edmund Burke Say? Reflections on the Appointment of the Chief Justice
Author: Chelsea Ramsden
Published: 06 Oct 2021
This second of two briefs comments on the procedure adopted by President Ramaphosa to consider the appointment of the new Chief Justice. The first brief considered the process of Constitutional Court appointments. With a focus on the Judicial Service Commission interviews held in April and October 2021.
Briefs Public Interest Justice
Take Two: Appointing the Justices of the Constitutional Court
Author: Chelsea Ramsden
Published: 06 Oct 2021
This first of two briefs will consider the process of Constitutional Court appointments. With a focus on the Judicial Service Commission interviews held in April and October 2021. The second brief comments on the procedure adopted by President Ramaphosa to consider the appointment of the new Chief Justice.
Briefs Strengthening the Judicial System Public Interest Justice
Legislatures in Lockdown
Author: Christopher Fisher
Published: 28 Sep 2021
This brief argues in support of proposed amendments to the Disaster Management Act, which hold the potential to bring states of disaster under legislative supervision.
Briefs Politics Governance
Concluding Remarks
Author: HSF
Published: 15 Sep 2021
This brief provides for concluding remarks and responses on Research Fellow Matthew Kruger’s previously published brief entitled “A Life of Freedom: Mandatory Vaccines and Mocking the Dead” in which he argued that it is a shared narcissistic disgust of others that motivates the present move towards a policy of mandating vaccines.
Briefs Health
A Life Of Freedom: Mandatory vaccines and mocking the dead
Author: Matthew Kruger
Published: 10 Sep 2021
Whatever the cold wisdom of a policy mandating vaccines, Matthew Kruger argues in this brief, it is a shared narcissistic disgust of others that motivates the present move towards it.
Briefs Covid-19 Health