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.Read more
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
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
The Franklin Thomas Fellowship was established in honour of Franklin Thomas, a former President of the Ford Foundation. It is funded from monies donated by friends and colleagues of Franklin Thomas on his retirement. The purpose of the fellowship is to provide an opportunity for postgraduate study abroad to a South African lawyer, preferably from a disadvantaged background, who has served as a law clerk at the Constitutional Court. The Fellowship is administered by the Constitutional Court Trust.Read more