Monday, April 20, 2009
4:30 - 6:00 pm • Room 4042
Open to all.
Cosponsored by Duke Law Center for International & Comparative Law, Duke Human Rights Center, Franklin Humanities Institute
Justice Mokgoro will participate in an in-depth discussion of one of her own important legal decisions, the Khosa Judgment, with law and humanities faculty. Ebrahim Moosa, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies and Associate Director of the Duke Islamic Studies Center (DISC), will serve as respondent. You can download the Khosa Judgment here.
In 1994, Yvonne Mokgoro was appointed as a judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, where she continues to serve. She is one of only three women (the others being Justice Kate O’Regan and Justice Bess Nkabinde) and the first black woman on the first Constitutional Court. She holds degrees from the North-West University in South Africa and the University of Pennsylvania in the US. She has taught at the University of the Western Cape and the University of Pretoria. In the 1990s, she was a specialist researcher in human rights at the Centre for Constitutional Analysis at the Human Sciences Research Council. Her academic career teaching law has spanned universities in South Africa, Europe, and the U.S. Justice Mokgoro will be Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute April 13-22, 2009.
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