David Bilchitz’s current research focuses on the relationship between business and human rights. His book, Poverty and Fundamental Rights: the Justification and Enforcement of Socio-Economic Rights was published by Oxford University Press in 2007. David has a BA (Hons) LLB cum laude from Wits University, graduated with an MPhil in Philosophy from St John’s College, University of Cambridge in 2001 and with a PHD in political philosophy and law from the same university in 2004. He has several other publications in areas that include the Law of Evidence, Socio-Economic Rights, and Persons and Family law. His research interests include the intersection between political philosophy and constitutional law and the institutional implications in a wide-range of diverse areas.