In any constitutional democracy where the rule of law is supreme, access to justice is fundamental. A guarantee of access to justice in a constitution or in a bill of rights is not enough; it must be tangible to all citizens. If this is not the case, justice is simply an ideal and not a reality.
"Court connected ADR in civil litigation: the key to access to justice in South Africa,"
ADR Bulletin: Vol. 6
, Article 4.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/adr/vol6/iss3/4