Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Education: LL.M. Georgetown University Law Center (’22) and LL.M. University of San Francisco (USF’20).

Faculty Advisor: Professor Katrin Kuhlmann

Areas of Study: International Investment Law, Comparative Law, OHADA Law (Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa).

His dissertation topic is “The Right of the State to Regulate under the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement.” A new African Continental Free Trade Area agreement went into effect on May 30, 2019, proposing an Investment Protocol, which would incorporate aspects of the Draft Pan-African Investment Code. This project raises legal concerns in many ways.

Rodrigue is Associate Faculty member at the Université Loyola du Congo (ULC) in Kinshasa (DRC). He previously served as a law clerk at the African Court on Human and People’s Rights in Arusha, Tanzania.

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