WJP scoops Webber Wentzel Legal Journalist of the Year Award

Ruth Hopkins, senior journalist at the Wits Justice Project

Ruth Hopkins, senior journalist at the Wits Justice Project

 

Ruth Hopkins, winner of the print category, and Pierre de Vos, Claude Leon Foundation Chair in Constitutional Governance at the University of Cape Town

Ruth Hopkins, winner of the print category, and Pierre de Vos, Claude Leon Foundation Chair in Constitutional Governance at the University of Cape Town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the fourth year in a row, the Wits Justice Project has been awarded the prestigious Webber Wentzel Legal Journalist of the Year Award.

On 5 November 2014, our senior journalist, Ruth Hopkins was named winner in the print category for her two stories: Presumed innocent, rotting in jail and  Seven years stuck in jail.

Read the 2014 Legal Journalist of the Year Award press release here.

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The Wits Justice Project combines journalism, advocacy, law and education to make the criminal justice system work better for all.

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