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Justice Deputy Minister to address the 3rd National Schools Moot Court Competition

The Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, John Jeffery will address the audience at the semifinal rounds of the 3rd National Schools Moot Court Competition at the Constitutional Court of South Africa in Johannesburg.

The Moot is a joint venture of the Universities of Pretoria, Venda, the Western Cape, the South African Constitutional Literacy and Service Initiative (CLASI), Democratic Governance and Rights Unit, University of Cape Town and the Departments of Justice and Constitutional Development and Basic Education, the South African Human Rights Commission and the Foundation for Human Rights.

The Competition is aimed at creating greater awareness of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and the values that it embodies. The Competition provides a unique opportunity for learners to develop their research, writing and oral advocacy skills as they endeavor to come to grips with some of the constitutional issues that are presently facing our country.

The final round of the National Schools Moot Court competition will be presided over by constitutional court judges as well legal experts.

Members of the Media are invited as follows:

Venue: Constitutional Court of South Africa, Johannesburg
Date: Sunday 11 August 2013
Time: 10:00 

Office of the Deputy Minister
Blendynn Williams

08 August 2013