Source: (2013) Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal. 16(5):370-427.

Our paper provides a critical engagement with the evolution of the judicial reception of ubuntu in the courts from the adoption of the 1993 interim Constitution until November 2013. Our contribution could have been synthesised and presented in several different ways.14 We have adopted a different approach from those taken by Keep and Midgley and by Bennett.15 Instead of following their pattern of discussing the material under the different areas of law, we have chosen to place emphasis on (a) chronology (historical trajectory) and (b) thematic development. We have two aims in making this choice. (excerpt)