Constitutional Law BootCamp II™ - 3 to 7 April 2023 (Reserve Day 8 April)

The 2nd edition of the online Constitutional Law BootCamp II has been scheduled for Monday 3 to Saturday 8 April 2023. We dedicate Friday 7 April to International Law-Making & Law Enforcement Day ('Junior Law School') for Africa2050

Law students and senior school students from all over the World are invited to participate in Student_LawPractice Project(ion)s: Ex Parte Class Action cases with universal application and relevance.

These 'Junior Law School' cases have been designed and developed to specifically prepare Lawmakers and Lawyers of the Future with the skills, expertise, knowledge they would need to successfully deal with cases in 30 years' time when they will be senior law practitioners within the context of a Global Situation Critical Scenario.

The various case studies will serve as benchmarks for future law professionals to retrospectively predict their respective careers:

Scenario 1: It is the Year 2022

  • You are a senior school student, and it is your dream to become a law-maker, practicing high court lawyer, judge or prosecutor,
  • You are a parent/teacher, and your child/student tells you he/she wants to become a law-maker, practicing high court lawyer, judge or prosecutor in future,

Fast forward to

Scenario 2: It is the Year 2050 You are a law practitioner, and you have to deal with one of the following cases in your capacity as practicing high court lawyer, judge or prosecutor:

  1. Rivers of Our City Ex Parte Class Action Case – The Roodeplaat Conservancy (Applicant)** vs The SA Ministry of Water & Sanitation: River and dam/lake pollution case study for South Africa, but with Global relevance: a growing portfolio of evidence indicates that water pollution in 2050 will be causing the deaths of millions of people in South Africa (And in Global context) on annual basis. Applicant seeks declaratory court order.
  2. We Can’t Breathe! Ex Parte Class Action Case – The Roodeplaat Conservancy (Applicant)** vs The SA Ministry of The Environment: An air pollution case study for South Africa, but with Global relevance: a growing portfolio of indisputable evidence indicates that air pollution in 2050 will be causing the deaths of millions of people in South Africa (And in Global context) on annual basis. Applicant seeks declaratory court order.
  3. Mercy for the Mindless? Patient X (Applicant under Curatorship)** vs SA Ministry of Justice: The Curator of a South African Citizen in an institution for Advanced Late-Stage Alzheimer’s patients in Australia applies for artificial termination of his client’s life (Euthanasia): His only relatives (Grand-children) live in the UK and cannot afford financial support and show no interest in the matter.
  4. Mercy for the Unborn? Citizen X (Applicant)** vs SA Ministries of Health and Justice: A Ugandan Citizen employed in Johannesburg applies for a legal abortion with punitive measures, which had been necessitated by a hereditary neurocognitive impairment of her unborn baby (foetus) due to polluted food (Fish).
  5. Space Wreckage! Ex Parte Mamelodi Secondary School, Pretoria, South Africa (Applicant et alii)** vs European Space Agency (ESA) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA): After an explosion in the exosphere caused by (an) unknown factor(s), the remnants of a space craft (Designed, owned and launched by ESA and NASA) fell on a suburb of Pretoria, injuring students from South Africa and Uganda (Public schools) traveling in a school bus (Private transport), as well as on various private residences.
  6. Pill or Scalpel? Where is the Red Line? Medical Malpractice - Ex Parte Patient X (Applicant)** vs SA Ministry of Health: Medical practitioners wrongfully diagnose and treat patients by operating at extraordinary cost while intervention via much cheaper chemical/pharmaceutical agents (medicines) are available and proven effective.
  7. Robot in Court! The Case for Paperless Evidence – Ex Parte X (Applicant)** vs SA Ministry of Justice: The future role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) during formal court procedures, with smart computers (Robots) acting as Assessors and Specialist Fact-Checker witnesses, has to be decided.

(** Individual law students and/or school student legal teams from across the World may add themselves as Friend(s) of the Court – Amicus/Amici curiae)

Background Information:

The Constitutional Law BootCamp is an online moot/mock or 'shadow' court concept that creates opportunities for future law-makers and lawyers to set up Student_LawPractices while still at school or college, and/or undertake moot/mock cases about real issues in real time under the mentorship of Eduvelopment Subject Matter Experts (ESME's).

Participation Protocol 1: General Shadow ('Moot') Court Litigation or Legal Advice

  • Student teams consisting of 3 to 10 partners act, under Eduvelopment Subject Matter Expert (E.S.M.E.) mentorship, as Attorneys-in-Law for their clients, the 2050 Generation (The G2050). For a list of moot Ex Parte class action case options, please navigate to the ADDENDUM here-under.
  • Students (Scholars) may participate individually or collectively in school context.
  • Entrepreneurs from other career ecosystems, such as Financial-, Technology/Ergonomics, Data/info/informatics, as well as Natural and Social ecosystems who set up career related enterprises will benefit directly by taking part.

Participation Protocol 2: Registration of Student_LawPractices

  • Scholars and Schools may, collectively or individually register Student_LawPractices to establish Student_LawPractices under curatorship of
  • S.A.I.T.S. related achievements are recognised and registered in the Register of Cognitive Achievement as invisible/intangible assets/property to ensure protection and prevent plagiarism and ideas-theft.
  • These include: Scientific Discovery (Incl. Legal History, Artistic Design, Technical Innovation (Invention), New (Courtroom) Problem Solving Techniques and Legal EcoSystem improvisation)

Fee Protocol

  • Participants carry own operational expenses, eg internet, mobile phone costs, transport, admin expenses.
  • Fees for advanced career path architecture related services by may be agreed on as per Memorandum of Agreement and Cooperation (MAC) Protocol.

Achievement Protocol

  • Cognitive Achievements obtained during formal participation in the international proceedings are internationally recognised as intangible and invisible corporate assets (Similar to Intellectual Property (IP))
  • Obtaining the 3-year Cognitive Achievement Certificate, the Master of Cognitive Achievement (M.C.A.) qualification is an entrepreneurial S.A.I.T.S. achievement with internationally standing that forms the basis of the career path of any future Law-Maker and Lawyer
  • Arguments and briefs may form part of the achievement portfolios of participating scholars or schools
  • Participating scholars receive national colours (Science Based Achievement – SciBA) for representing their retrospective countries

Rules of the Moot/Mock ('Shadow') Court

  • The Court is located in the Court of Future Public Opinion (CoFPO), hence the use of the name 'moot', 'mock' and/or 'shadow'
  • Court Rules of the various countries and Universal Jurisprudence are followed
  • It is recommended that a bench consist of three (3) judges preside, assisted by ESME assessors who are selected as Fact Examiners/Verificators (Fact Checkers)
  • Comparative case studies that apply to relevant real time issues in various countries are recommended, though not obligatory (Examples mentioned in ADDENDUM here-under)
  • Students (Scholars) and schools may individually or collectively apply to be allowed to act in facie curiae proceedings as Amicus Curiae
  • Arguments are filed as part of the Court Records for precedent purposes as well as purposes of eduvelopment in respect of later cases
  • Briefs must be filed at the moot Court Registrar immediately prior to the hearings to assist the judges for purposes of judgement and verdict
  • Online fact checking by specifically appointed team members form part of the in facie court proceedings