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Substantive equality

The shortcomings of the formal equality precept have led to a search for more substantive concepts of equality in which equality of outcome and the positive elements of equality of opportunity are the focus...


Formal equality

The most obvious meaning for equality is formal or symmetrical equality, which requires that like cases be treated alike, with a focus on consistent treatment of individuals rather than on achieving any particular outcome1....


What is equality?

Various academics have attempted to provide an overview of what ‘equality’ is, and it is these that we turn to for initial guidance in this exploration of equality law. When Weston published his book...