South African constitution specialist Dirk Johannes Brand will speak on the topic, "Constitutional Reform: The South African Experience," Thursday, April 18, at 2:30 p.m. at Cumberland School of Law, Samford University. He will discuss his country's experiences in devising their progressive constitution.
The public is invited to the program, to be held in the moot courtroom of Robinson law building at Samford.
Brand, director of intergovernmental relations, Western Cape provincial government, Cape Town, has also been director of legal services and constitutional advisor for the province. He has researched and written on criminal law, commercial law and constitutional law.