As a constitutional value human dignity involves a persons free will autonomy and ability to write a life story within the framework of society as a constitutional right it gives full expression to the value of human dignity subject to the specific demands of constitutional architecture. Aharon barak former president of israels supreme court has published a very insightful book on human dignitythe fundamental underlying idea barak summarizes as follows human dignity as a constitutional right is a persons freedom to write her life story. Content of the constitutional value of human dignity are recognised these are i theological model ii philosophical model and iii constitutional model legal scholars were called upon to determine the theological basis of human dignity as a constitutional value and as a constitutional right. The discussion further explores how the notion of human dignity plays a role as a foundation for constitutional rights and as a value for interpreting those rights. This chapter draws the basic distinction between human dignity as a constitutional value and human dignity as a constitutional right it describes the role and meaning of human dignity as an express or implied constitutional value the chapter then focuses on the scope of the constitutional right to human dignity and the problem of partial overlap between the right to human dignity and other
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