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Conference to Honor the South African Constitutional Scholar, Professor Heinz Klug

June 4 @ 8:45 am6:00 pm

THE SOUTH AFRICA READING GROUP AT NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL PRESENTS
Conference to Honor the South African Constitutional Scholar, Professor Heinz Klug

Date

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Time

8:45 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

Location

New York Law School


PROGRAM

8:45 A.M. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
Penelope Andrews (Chair), Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, Co-Director of the Racial Justice Project, and Host of the South Africa Reading Group, New York Law School
Anthony W. Crowell, Dean and President, New York Law School


9:00 A.M.–10:45 A.M.
CONSTITUTIONALISM AND CONSTITUTION-MAKING: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
Frank Munger (Chair), Professor of Law and Co-Chair of the Law and Society Colloquium, New York Law School
SPEAKERS:
Doni Gewirtzman, Professor of Law and Co-Dean for Faculty Scholarship, New York Law School
Tshepo Madlingozi, Director of the Center for Applied Legal Studies, University of the Witwatersrand Oliver Schreiner School of Law
Makau Mutua, State University of New York Distinguished Professor and Floyd H. & Hilda L. Hurst Faculty Scholar, University at Buffalo School of Law
Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School and University Center for Human Values, Princeton University
Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Harvard Law School


10:45 A.M.–11:00 A.M.
MORNING TEA


11:00 A.M.–12:45 P.M.
SOUTH AFRICAN CONSTITUTIONALISM IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
Janet Calvo (Chair), Professor of Law, City University of New York School of Law
SPEAKERS:
Peter Danchin, Professor of Law and Director of International and Comparative Law, University of Maryland School of Law
Judge Dennis Davis, Western Cape High Court and President, Competition Appeal Court, South Africa
Jonathan Klaaren, Professor of Law, University of the Witwatersrand Faculty of Law and Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research
Karl Klare, George J. and Kathleen Waters Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law
Sanele Sibanda, Senior Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand Oliver Schreiner School of Law


12:45 P.M.–1:30 P.M.
LUNCH


1:30 P.M.–3:15 P.M.
INTERNATIONAL LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Wesahl Domingo (Chair), Professor of Law and Head of the Oliver Schreiner School of Law, University of the Witwatersrand
SPEAKERS:
Julia Dehm, Lecturer, La Trobe University Law School
Ntombizozuko Dyani-Mhango, Associate Professor, University of the Witwatersrand Oliver Schreiner School of Law
Alexandra Huneeus, Professor of Law and Director of the Global Legal Studies Center, University of Wisconsin
Kevin Malunga, Public Protector, South Africa
Dee Smythe, Professor of Public Law and Interim National Research Foundation Chair, University of Cape Town, Faculty of Law


3:15 P.M.–3:30 P.M.
AFTERNOON TEA


3:30 P.M.–5:00 P.M.
CONSTITUTIONALISM: SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC RIGHTS
Jarienn James ’17 (Chair), Lewis Steel Racial Justice Fellow, New York Law School
SPEAKERS:
Chris Arup, Professor, Monash University Faculty of Business and Economics
Rosalind Dixon, Professor, University of New South Wales Faculty of Law (by videoconference)
Erika George, Professor of Law and Director of the Tanner Humanities Center, University of Utah
Charmika Samaradiwakera Wijesundara, Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand Oliver Schreiner School of Law


5:00 P.M.–6:00 P.M.
IN CONVERSATION
Rebecca Roiphe (Chair), Professor of Law and Co-Dean for Faculty Scholarship, New York Law School
SPEAKERS:
Heinz Klug, Evjue-Bascom Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School, and Honorary Senior Research Associate, University of the Witwatersrand School of Law
Frank Michelman, Robert Walmsley University Professor Emeritus, Harvard Law School


For inquiries, please contact Xia Gordon at xia.gordon@nyls.edu or 212.431.2124.

Details

Date:
June 4
Time:
8:45 am–6:00 pm

Venue

New York Law School
185 West Broadway
New York, NY 10009 United States