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Jurisprudence

Mr Freddy Mnyongani

Tel: 012 433 9436
E-mail: mnyonfd@unisa.ac.za

 

 

 


Courses and Subjects

  • Professional Ethics

Interests

  • Legal Philosophy
  • Professional Ethics
  • International Law
  • International Human Rights Law

Education         

  • B Th: St. Joseph’s Theological Institute, 1998
  • LLB: University of the Witwatersrand, 2002
  • LLM: University of Witwatersrand, 2005

Professional Positions and awards

Admitted as an Attorney, 2007

Recent publications

  • "Between a rock and a hard place: the right to self-determination versus uti possidetis in Africa" 2008 CILSA (vol XLI) 464-479
  • "Whose morality? Towards a legal profession with an ethical content that is African" 2009 SA Public Law 121-134
  • "Governance, human rights and the public sphere in Africa: the case of Zimbabwe" 2009 Malawi Law Journal (co-authored with F Abioye)
  • "De-linking ubuntu: towards a unique African jurisprudence?" 2010 Obiter 134-145

Conference papers

  • "Governance, human rights and the public sphere in Africa: the case of Zimbabwe" Paper co-presented with F Abioye at  CODESRIA conference in Yaounde, Cameroon 2008
  • "De-linking ubuntu: towards a unique African jurisprudence?" Paper presented at the Law Teachers Conference at Pietermaritzburg, 2009
  • "The judiciary as a site of the struggle for political power: a South African perspective" Paper delivered at the African Network for Constitutional Lawyers, Cape Town, 2009
  • "Lawyering beyond the client: some perspectives from South Africa" Paper presented at the International Legal Ethics Conference IV, Palo Alto, California, 2010