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ISMAIL MAHOMED FELLOWSHIP - Call for Applications: 2020 - 2021 academic year

  • September 25, 2019

The Ismail Mahomed Fellowship for law clerks is an annual fellowship established in 2001 in honour of the former Chief Justice Mahomed. It was made possible by a grant funded by a charitable organisation, the Atlantic Philanthropies, and is administered by the Constitutional Court Trust.

The purpose of the fellowship is to provide an opportunity for international postgraduate study to a South African who has served as a law clerk either at the Constitutional Court or the Supreme Court of Appeal and has demonstrated a commitment to human rights.

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FRANKLIN THOMAS FELLOWSHIP - Call for Applications: 2020 - 2021 academic year

  • September 25, 2019

The Franklin Thomas Fellowship was established in honour of Franklin Thomas, a former President of the Ford Foundation. The fellowship is funded by monies donated by friends and colleagues of Franklin Thomas on his retirement in 1996, as well as grants from the Ford Foundation, and is administered by the Constitutional Court Trust.

The purpose of the Franklin Thomas fellowship is to provide an opportunity for a South African who has clerked of the Constitutional Court of South Africa to study at an American university towards a one-year graduate programme leading to a Masters of Law (LLM) degree.

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Curatorial Internship Opportunity at the Constitutional Court Trust

  • May 24, 2019

The Constitutional Court Trust (CCT) is looking for recent South African graduates with a keen interest in visual art and justice in South Africa to apply for a full-time internship opportunity working on the Constitutional Court Art Collection (CCAC) at the CCT.

Deadline:  7th June 2019
Duration: 6 months on a full time basis (July - December 2019)
Location: The Constitutional Court, Johannesburg

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Clerks from Kenya join ConCourt as part of the African Law Clerks Exchange Programme

  • February 04, 2019

The Constitutional Court Trust welcomes Peter Keya and Nicholas Mayieka of the Supreme Court of Kenya to the Constitutional Court for six months, from January to June 2019, as part of the African Law Clerks Exchange Programme.

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CCT to host 3 OSFSA-25 Commemorative Scholars

  • January 31, 2019

The Constitutional Court Trust (CCT) is proud to be serving as the host organisation for three former clerks of the Constitutional Court who have been selected to be Open Society Foundation South Africa 25 Commemorative Scholars.

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Update from 2018 - 2019 Franklin Thomas Fellow in Pennsylvania

  • December 15, 2018

Tebogo Moloko, our 2018 - 2019 Frankin Thomas Fellow, reports on his first few months at U-Penn where he is studying towards a Masters of Law.

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Update from 2018 - 2019 Ismail Mahomed Fellow in New York

  • December 15, 2018

Lara Wallis, our 2018 - 2019 Ismail Mahomed Fellow, gives us a glimpse into her time at Columbia University where she is studying towards a Masters of Law.

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NOTICE: Art works not on display due to maintenance of the Court Building

  • October 29, 2018 | Constitutional Court Art Collection

Due to the current maintenance work on site, the Constitutional Court Trust has deemed it necessary to employ measures to safeguard the Constitutional Court Art Collection in its care.

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Clerks selected for 2019 South Africa - Kenya exchange

  • October 29, 2018 | Clerks selected for 2019 South Africa - Kenya African Law Clerks Exchange

Four clerks, two Kenya and two South African, have been selected to participate in the latest cycle of the exchange programme between the Constitutional Court of South Africa and the Supreme Court of Kenya.

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Recipients of 2018 - 2019 scholarships announced

  • October 29, 2018 | Ismael Mahomed and Franklin Thomas Fellowships

The Constitutional Court Trust is pleased to announce its scholarship recipients for the 2018 - 2019 academic year to study towards Masters of Law degrees abroad.

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