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Martin van Staden

Legal Researcher at the Free Market Foundation (FMF)

Martin van Staden is Legal Researcher at the Free Market Foundation (FMF), where he is involved with its Rule of Law Project. Martin has been a member of the African Executive Board of Students For Liberty since August 2015 and became a Young Voices Advocate in May 2017. He holds an LL.B. from the University of Pretoria and is pursuing an LL.M. at the same institution. His articles have been featured in publications such as De Rebus, RealClearWorld, The Star, Business Day, and Rapport, and he has been interviewed on Al Jazeera, eNCA, Radio 702, SAfm, and kykNET, among others.

Martin is a co-author and editor of Fallism: One Year of Rational Commentaryas well as the principal co-author of The Real Digital Divide: South Africa’s Information and Communication Technologies Policy, an FMF monograph. His upcoming book, The Constitution and the Rule of Law: An Introduction, will be published in 2018.