Doctoral Student in African Languages (Law and Language/ Forensic Linguistics), Rhodes University
I currently hold four degrees these being: BA; BA Hons (cum laude); LLB, MA (cum laude) from Rhodes University. I am currently pursuing my doctoral degree in African languages, primarily located in the research area of forensic linguistics. My thesis pertains to the language of record in South African courts and the need to graduate linguistically competent LLB students.
South Africa is a multilingual, multicultural space. As is the case for many other countries in Africa, it has a number of official languages 11. Although the South African Constitution, other legislation and some...