Tag Archives: African

Recent African e-Commerce IPO Draws Securities Lawsuit

One of the more interesting developments in the financial markets this year has been the number of so-called “unicorns” that have completed their IPOs. Among others, Uber, Lyft and Instagram made their debut in recent weeks. Some of these companies … Continue reading

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CFP: African Legal History Symposium – Boston, MA

The American Society for Legal History with support from the African Studies Association will host an African Legal History Symposium in Boston on November 19,2019. We seek papers in the field of African legal history, broadly construed, and are particularly excited about … Continue reading

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Black History Month (12): South African Liberation Struggles

Our twelfth and next to last post in recognition, honor, and celebration of Black History month is a bibliography titled South African Liberation Struggles. In addition to the fight against apartheid, these emancipatory struggles encompass the pre- and post-apartheid periods … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Moses Leonard Frazier, NYLS First African American Graduate

Moses Leonard Frazier, Class of 1899, is believed to have been NYLS First African American Graduate.  In the early days of NYLS, students enrolled by signing a student registration ledger and writing certain basic information about themselves, e.g., their age … Continue reading

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Public participation in South African law-making process is essential

South Africa is a participatory democracy and where legislation is passed without facilitating public participation, especially by those members of the public most affected, the law is invalid. The Veterinary Association was successful in having the word ‘veterinarian’ severed from … Continue reading

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