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Engaging Justice in South Africa

By Center for Civil and Human Rights


Engaging Justice in South Africa Symposium Today I Friday, April 15 I Journal of International and Comparative Law South African Justice: 20 Years of Theory and Practice 9:00 A.M.- 5:00 P.M. I 3140 Eck Hall of Law I Lunch will be Served The Journal of International and Comparative Law\u27s 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. Joining the CCHR South African alumni in the symposium will be Heinz Klug, Evjue-Bascom Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School. 9:00-9:15 Introductory Remarks Eric Nichols, Mary Ellen O\u27Connell, Sean O\u27Brien 9:15-9:45 History and Structure of the South African Constitutional Court Roger Alford 9:45-10:30 The Office of the Public Protector and Other Chapter 9 Institutions Heinz Klug 10:30-11:15 South Africa\u27s National Human Rights Institution Judith Cohen 11:15-12:00 Constitutional Court Contributions to Transitional Justice Garth Meintjes 12:00-1:00 Lunch served during discussion : Governmental Compliance with Constitutional Court Rulings Justice Mbuyseli Madlanga; H. Klug -- moderator 1:00-1:30 Lunch continued: Open Discussion and Networking Among Participants and Attendees 1:30-2:30 In Transition? The Struggle for Socio-Economic Justice in South Africa Vindodh Jaichand 2:30-3:00 Access to Justice Jacquie Cassette 3:00-3:30 Promotion and Protection of Prisoners\u27 Rights J. Cohen 3:30-4:00 Gender Rights Christine Venter 4:00-4;45 Panel: Constitutional Rights and the Court Justice Madlanga, V. Jaichand, H. Klug, J. Cohen, J. Cassette, C. Venter, M. O\u27Connell- moderator 4:45-5:00 Concluding Remarks M. O\u27Connell, S. O\u27Brien Undergraduates Welcome Learn more at

Topics: Law
Publisher: NDLScholarship
Year: 2016
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