Monday, 24 June 2019
Professor Danwood Chirwa appointed as the Dean of Law

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Danwood Chirwa in the role of Dean of Law, with effect from 1st January 2019.

Publication Date:
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 - 10:30
Customary Law - questions of citizenship and accountability

It is twenty-five years since the transition to democracy in South Africa.  Some of the most enduring challenges to that transition have been the question of the role of customary law and traditional leadership in the new democratic state. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 29 May 2019 - 09:30
African judiciary gathers in Cape Town

Leading members of the judiciary across Africa will be gathering in Cape Town, 2 – 6 June 2019, and their focus will be on a crucial issue challenging judges from virtually every part of the continent: judicial independence and everything that promotes or hinders it.

Publication Date:
Wed, 29 May 2019 - 08:15
Spotlight - Human Rights practitioner & scholar Danielle Louw

As a schoolgirl growing up in the Southern Cape town of George, Danielle Louw knew she wanted to work in the human rights field and in pursuit of social justice. Now, Danielle is the recipient of one of only 20 Open Society Foundation Commemorative Scholarships in South Africa, to pursue her social justice-focused LLM studies.

Publication Date:
Wed, 29 May 2019 - 08:15