Pierre de Vos

Pierre De Vos Profile

Prof Pierre de Vos is the Claude Leon Foundation Chair in Constitutional Governance and teaches in the area of Constitutional Law. He has a B Comm (Law), LLB and LLM (cum laude) from the University of Stellenbosch, an LLM from Columbia University in New York, and an LLD from the University of Western Cape. He taught at the University of Western Cape from 1993 to June 2009 and held a Professorship at that institution from 2001. Prof de Vos is the chairperson of the Board of the Aids Legal Network and is a board member of Triangle Project. He writes a Blog on social and political issues from a constitutional law perspective, which is widely read and quoted. He has also published a novel on dealing with the apartheid past.

Title of the lecture: "'Don't touch me on my policy!': the role of the judiciary in the economic transition of South Africa"


Past Articles

Maharaj 'barking up wrong tree' in charging journalists
Who was responsible for the orchestrated attempt to protect Mdluli?
On the yearning for a more compliant judiciary
Protests may just have become more expensive
When will the political interference stop?
Nasty, brutish and short

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