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Jamil Mujuzi

Professor
Department of Law
University of the Western Cape
South Africa

Biography

 From early July 2009 to late June 2011 Prof. Mujuzi worked as the Senior Project Officer, Criminal Justice Initiative, Open Society Foundation for South Africa. From February 2007 to June 2009, he was a Doctoral Researcher at the Community Law Centre (Dullar Omar Institute), UWC, in the Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative Project. In 2004 Prof. Mujuzi worked as a Legal Officer at the African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (Uganda). In 2008 he was one of the two international experts appointed by the International Bar Association and the British High Commission to visit the Republic of Cameroon to review the criminal justice system and make practical recommendations on how the system could be improved. He has advised government departments (in different African countries), leading law firms (in countries such as South Africa, Uganda and the United Kingdom) and international human rights organisations, on complex legal issues. 

Research Interest

Law of evidence, criminal law and procedure, prison law, economic crimes, international co-operation in criminal matters and human rights.

Publications

  • Mugume, Taabo. "Higher education access in South Africa for students with criminal records." Law, Democracy and Development 21 (2017): 25-41.

  • Mugume, T. (2017). Higher education access in South Africa for students with criminal records. Law, Democracy and Development, 21, 25-41.

  • Mugume, Taabo. "Higher education access in South Africa for students with criminal records." Law, Democracy and Development 21 (2017): 25-41.

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