NDLS Grad Leads South African Law School

July 16, 2014 | The Law School

Vinodh Jaichand Law South Africa Feature

Vinodh Jaichand ‘88 LL.M.,’96 J.S.D. began to study law because the South African thought it could be a tool for dismantling the system of apartheid. But after he arrived at the University of Notre Dame, he realized that the law may well be part of the problem.

“I had received the Bradlow Foundation Scholarship for postgraduate study,” explains the former Deputy Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights. “When I came I began researching the [Fr. Theodore] Hesburgh Papers and was struck by the similarities between our two countries and race relations.”

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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