History does not look kindly on hearings behind closed doors.
The BRICS New Development Bank has promised to change the world of multilateral development funding but has so far failed to live up to expectations.
South Africa celebrates Freedom Day this week amid growing discontent over misrule by President Zuma and the ANC. This has led to increased calls for ethical and caring leaders.
If resilience efforts don't consider justice issues, they will end up making those who are the most in need the least resilient.
The promise of Easter, which Christians around the world celebrate, can be likened to the new struggle in South Africa for a new leadership and government that cares about the people.
The road to reconciliation doesn't begin and end with truth commissions or trials. Change must occur at a systemic level, and communities must commit to rebuilding relationships.
The clash over South Africa's Traditional Courts Bill is essentially about custom and constitutionalism. The government is often seen as pandering to traditional leaders' whims.
In Oregon and Washington, the costs of seeking and administering the death penalty have increased significantly since the 1980s.
A lot of moral outrage has been expressed lately – over Trump's travel ban and other issues. The expression of such outrage is more than a response to perceived injustice.
Do people have an obligation to leave their money to estranged family members?
The world will be watching the country's courts.
Augmented reality and holographic projections could hold benefits for victims testifying against sexual assault.
Should we hold victims responsible for crimes committed due to their own carelessness? The Victorians said we should and they may have had a point.
Violent massacres at prisons in the country's north, have disrupted a delicate balance of governance.
South Africa lacks a clear definition of disability – and its limited view of who should be regarded as having a disability in the labour market is at odds with international practice.
If police officers are sent to museums to train observational skills, shouldn't literary texts be used to teach empathy?
If violent contexts aren't taken into account, restorative justice does not serve broader society. Instead it serves as a peacemaking process within a paradigm stacked against the poor and vulnerable.
Your memory of an event can be manipulated – and miscarriages of justice can follow.
Responses to rape have improved, and they must continue to do so.
The South African government's decision to withdraw from the ICC should not be seen in isolation. The African Union has called on its member states to withdraw from the court.