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