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
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."