Symposium: "South African Justice: 20 Years of Theory and Practice"


Location: 3140 Eck Hall of Law


The Journal of International and Comparative Law's annual symposium will review the origins and jurisprudence of the South African constitution and draw insights into the legal advances that have been made in light of it.

Participants will include:

Mbuyiseli Madlanga, LL.M. ’90
Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and the Judge James J. Clynes, Jr. Visiting Chair in the Ethics of Litigation within the Judicial Process

Vinodh Jaichand, LL.M. ’88, J.S.D. ’96
Dean of the Law School at The University of the Witwatersrand

Heinz Klug
Evjue-Bascom Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School

Judith Cohen, LL.M. ’95
International Coordinating Commitee Liaison Officer at the South African Human Rights Commission

Jacquie Cassette, LL.M. ’95
Director and national practice head in the Pro Bono and Human Rights practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, Johannesburg

Garth Meintjes, LL.M. ’91, J.S.D. ’05
President of PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law

Christine Venter, LL.M. ’93, J.S.D. ’95
Director of the Notre Dame Legal Writing Program

The symposium is part of a special series of CCHR events, presented in collaboration with Notre Dame Law School, focused on the development of constitutional justice in South Africa, entitled "Engaging Justice in South Africa."