A good thing from Nazareth? Stemming the tide of neo-liberalism against socio-economic rights: Lessons from the Nigerian case of Bamidele Aturu v Minister of Petroleum Resources and Others
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Community Law Centre, University of Western Cape
The paper examined the impact of the neo-liberal posture of the South African Constitutional Court on the realisation of socio-economic rights in South Africa and articulates the lessons South African courts can learn from a Nigerian High Court decision in the case of Bamidele Aturu v Minister of Petroleum Resources and Others in stemming the tide of neo-liberalism against socio-economic rights in the country.
socio-economic rights, neo-liberalism, courts
(2014) 15 Economic and Social Rights Review pp 5 – 9