University Of Gibraltar Hosts International Visiting Speaker

20th December 2016

Join us today at 5:30pm for a lecture titled: Colonialism, Constitutionalism and Peace, Order and Good Government: What has the Rock got to do with it?

Dr Yusuf has done extensive research on the role of the judiciary in transitional societies which has attracted international recognition. In 2011, he was appointed and served as a Commissioner of Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Osun State (South-West Nigeria). He has also consulted for the International Commission of Jurists, Geneva. His first book, Transitional Justice, Judicial Accountability and the Rule of Law (Routledge Abingdon 2010) was shortlisted for the inaugural Kevin Boyle Prize (2010) of the Irish Association of Law Teachers (IALT). Two of his articles on the judicial in transitions won international awards in 2008 and 2009. The first one, the Global Jurist Silver Medal Award included a cash prize of €1,000 (one thousand Euros). The second is an invited submission to the International Journal of Law and Management which won the ‘Highly Commended Award’ in the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2009. His second book Colonial and Post-Colonial Constitutionalism in the Commonwealth Peace, Order and Good Government (Routledge Abingdon 2014) was awarded the prestigious John T. Saywell Prize for Canadian Constitutional Legal History 2015 by the Osgoode Society of Canadian Legal History.