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Rashida Manjoo
Glasgow to honour legal expert on women's rights
Public Law's Rashida Manjoo is to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow in November this year for her work on human rights and social justice.
Where SA law stands on 'naming and shaming'
Naming and shaming is a common tactic among activists, lobby groups and the media. The practice is under the microscope again after a list containing the names of 11 alleged rapists was released at Rhodes University.
UN experts with police at the Lookout Hill in Khayelitsha
UCT hosts UN expert group on city safety
Forty experts in urban safety recently gathered in Cape Town to discuss a draft guide to ensure safer cities in a globalised world.
Pierre de Vos at  St Anne’s Diocesan College
Constitutional truths brought home to KZN learners
Public Law’s Pierre de Vos recently addressed 250 learners from a KZN school as part of the school’s Awareness Week programme, an initiative for the learners organised by the learners.
Caro book launch
Focussing the public interest lens on IP law in Africa
Law Professor Caroline Ncube discussed her first solo book project with colleague Ada Ordor at its recent launch. Ncube described her contribution to the field of intellectual property as “public interest based discussion on Africa from Africa”.

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Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Professor Chuma Himonga receives the Alan Pifer Research Award for Socially Responsive Research
Professor Chuma Himonga is the latest recipient of the Alan Pifer Research Award for Socially Responsive Research

Professor Chuma Himonga is the latest recipient of the Alan Pifer Research Award for Socially Responsive Research. It is the celebration of an illustrious career that all began on a farm in Zambia where young Chuma started on a path supported by her determination, discipline and love for her roots. 

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 09:45
Prof Manjoo receives an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Glasgow
Prof Manjoo receives an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Glasgow

The Faculty of Law's Professor Rashida Manjoo, one of the world’s leading experts in identifying the causes of and eradicating violence against women, received an honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow on 23 June.

Publication Date:
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 14:00
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Retired Justice of the Constitutional Court Albie Sachs recounted the complexities of negotiating for land restitution at CODESA in the early 1990s

Retired Justice of the Constitutional Court Albie Sachs recounted the complexities of negotiating for land restitution at CODESA in the early 1990s when he spoke at UCT on 27 March 2017. A talk which forms part of a four-part series of lectures in the centenary year of Oliver Tambo’s birth. 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 12:45
Faculty Publications

The faculty is proud to announce not one but three new books co-authored by staff members.

Publication Date:
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 18:00

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