The Legal Resources Centre and the Courts in South Africa: Realising Social, Economic and Cultural Rights through Litigation – Concept Paper, Pocantico Conference Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, February 2–4, 2013
Foreword by Dr Kishore Singh, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education
The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) has spent the last five years litigating the right to education in South African courts. What follows is an explanation of some of these cases, together with summaries and excerpts from related court pleadings.
Related Court Pleadings: Centre for Child Law, Infrastructure Crisis Committee of Nomandla Senior Primary School and Others
Related Court Pleadings: Mkanzini Junior Secondary School, Mwezeni Senior Primary School and Equal Education
Related Court Pleadings: Centre for Child Law, Putuma Junior Secondary School and Others
Related Court Pleadings: Centre for Child Law, Mary Waters High School and Others
Related Court Pleadings: Clairwood Boys Primary School and Siga Village
Related Court Pleadings: Doug Whitehead School and Western Cape Forum for Intellectual Disability
Related Court Pleadings: Rivonia Primary School and Hoërskool Fochville
Nearly twenty years since the first democratic elections in South Africa, vast inequalities remain in the classrooms of the rainbow nation.
The writers would like to thank the following individuals and organisations for their contribution to this resource.
1st Edition 2013; Published by Legal Resources Centre