UCT appoints new Dean of Law
The University of Cape Town has appointed Professor Penelope (Penny) Andrews as the new Dean of the Faculty of Law. She will take up her post in January 2016.
Rashida Manjoo
Violence against women a human rights violation, says UCT academic
Described as "one of the world's top experts and combatants of violence against women", Associate Professor Rashida Manjoo was recently presented with the International Human Rights Award from the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation.
Reunion 2014
On Jammie steps, 60 years on from their graduation are Milton Seligson, Irene Menell, John Hund and Neil Jowell. They were joined by the classes of 1989 and 1994, with two of ‘their’ Profs, Corder and Visser, the Dean, Kate O’Regan as guest speaker...
Law via the Internet Conference
Every year, the Free Access to Law Movement holds the Law Via the Internet (LVI) conference that brings together individuals and institutions from all corners of the earth who are united in their belief that public legal information is the common...
Celebrating Law 150
Africa is in the hands of its people, say Nigerian legal luminary The human factor, more specifically corruption perpetrated by people, is to blame for Africa's failure to prosper, despite rapid economic growth on the continent.


Wednesday, 7 October 2015
Justice Johan Froneman

Transforming the Law Curriculum was the theme of the first Western Cape Law Teaching and Learning Conference, hosted by the UCT Law faculty on the 4th of September. Justice Johan Froneman opened proceedings with a call to incorporate social justice and ethics into the curriculum.


Publication Date:
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:30

A running thread that emerged from a special Women's Roundtable was the question of whether or not legal frameworks are effective in the protection of women's rights. The theme of the roundtable, hosted by the Postgraduate Law Students' Council in the Kramer Law Building on 20 August 2015, was Women in Conflict: Property Rights and Access to Justice.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 13:00
Former Constitutional Court Justice Kate O’Regan

Former Constitutional Court Justice Kate O’Regan addressed the role and regulation of political parties in South Africa's constitutional democracy.

Read the full text of Kate O'Regan's speech

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 18:00

On Friday, 7 August, the Faculty of Law took time out to celebrate ahead of Women's Day on 9 August, with students and academic, administrative, support and cleaning staff enjoying a programme of sharing, coaching and relaxing together in the Staff Common Room.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 12:30