Symposium 2011: Keynote Speaker, Justice Zakeria Mohammed Yacoob

The International Center for Law and Religion Studies of the J. Reuben Clark School at Brigham Young University is honored to announced that Justice Zakeria Mohammed Yacoob, a member of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, will deliver the keynote address at the opening session of the Eighteenth Annual International Law and Religion Symposium. The session will be held in the Law School’s Moot Court Room at 7:00 p.m. MDT on Sunday, 2 October 2011, and will be available via live Internet streaming to viewers around the world.

Justice Yacoob was a member of the Independent Electoral Commission and of the Independent Panel of Experts that advised the National Assembly on the drafting of the South African Constitution. He has been a member of the Constitutional Court since 1998.

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