“Meaning” in Legal Interpretation

“Meaning” in Legal Interpretation
04 Jun 2021

About this publication:

This book is a collection of papers presented at a conference held at the end of 1997. The purpose of the conference was to promote understanding of the legal theoretical problems involved in the interpretation of substantive law in the new constitutional democracy in South Africa.


  • The jurisprudence of interpretation and the exigencies of a new constitutional order in South Africa
  • The contribution of hermeneutics and deconstruction to jurisprudence
  • Values, concepts, principles or rules
  • Meaning, violence and responsibility
  • The significance of precedent
  • Constitutional authorship, ‘Solomonic solutions’, and the unoriginalist mode of constitutional interpretation
  • Meaning in constitutional interpretation

Interest/benefit to:

  • Legal practitioners
  • Academics and students
  • Libraries

General information:

  • Format: Print
  • Extent: 360 Pages
  • ISBN: 9780702147999
  • Language(s): English
  • Published: 1998
  • Category: Legal Interpretation
  • Retail price: R563

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