Professor Gus John

July 15, 2012

Reviewing legal education: hell of a job

The following article was published by The Guardian on July 13th, 2012 Professor Gus John, the chair of the diversity group advising the biggest review of training for lawyers in thirty years, has issued a call for […]
June 30, 2012

Gus John to advise on Legal Education and Training Review

Professor Gus John is to chair the Equality & Diversity and Social Mobility (EDSM) Group that will contribute to the Legal Education and Training Review.  The Legal Education and Training Review is a joint project of the Solicitors […]
June 30, 2012

African Diaspora Day celebrated in the UK

On July 6th, professor Gus John will take part in the African Diaspora Day celebrations, by speaking at a symposium organised by Africa UK. The African Diaspora Day has been observed in the UK by the African […]
June 11, 2012

Media coverage of 2011 riots ‘was disgraceful’

The following article was published by The Voice on June 10th, 2012. MEDIA COVERAGE of last summer’s riots has been heavily criticised in a damning new report seen exclusively by The Voice. The weighty 10,000-word draft report, […]
June 9, 2012

The ‘enduring mystery’ of Maurice Bishop’s remains

In 2010, I published a book titled Time to Tell – the Grenada Massacre and After….  Grenada Diary 14-25 December 1983.  As the title suggests, the book is mainly a diary I kept on a visit to […]
June 9, 2012

African leaders meet in Johannesburg to discuss diaspora

The first ever Global African Diaspora Summit was held in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, on Africa Day, 25 May 2012.  The meeting was attended by Heads of States and representative of the 54 Member States of the Union, the […]
May 21, 2012

Gerry German, fighter at the barricades

The following article was published by The Guardian on May 20th, 2012. We said farewell to Gerry German last week, in a cavernous church with extra chairs laid out, but still standing room only. Alex Pascall, the […]
May 9, 2012

Our tribute to Gerry German: an update

I can now tell you that we will pay tribute to Gerry German and send him off at a thanksgiving service at All Saints Church, Clydesdale Road, off Portobello Road, London W11 1JE (see map below), next […]
May 3, 2012

Gus John pays tribute to Gerry German

It is with deep, deep sadness that I inform you of Gerry German‘s passing.  He died at 03.00 this morning of a heart attack at home.  I am sure that, like me, you will be shocked at […]

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