Patrick Lenta's research interests are situated in the fields of jurisprudence, applied ethics, comparative constitutional law, transitional justice and 'law and literature'. He is the author of a monograph, Corporal Punishment: A Philosophical Assessment (Routledge, 2018).
Prior to joining UTS, Patrick worked in the Philosophy Department at the University of Kwazulu-Natal. Before that, he worked in the legal departments of a broadcasting company and a telecommunications company, having previously been admitted as an attorney in South Africa.
Jurisprudence, applied ethics (especially the ethics of the criminal law and punishment, and children's rights), transitional justice, comparative constitutional law, and 'law and literature'.
Ethics Law and Justice
Foundations of Law