Thursday, 18 October 2018
Patriarchal procedure, suspect identity and social media

Jameelah Omar, lecturer in in criminal justice in the Faculty's Department of Public Law has this week shared two opinions on the issue of sharing the identity of suspects - with a focus on social media as an exposure platform, and looking at why suspects accused of sexual assault enjoy particular protections in this regard. 


Publication Date:
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 16:30
Justice Mahomed Navsa to talk at UCT Law

This year’s Bennie Rabinowitz Lecture will be delivered by Justice Mahomed Navsa of the Supreme Court of Appeal. Hosted by the Department of Private Law, this year’s lecture will focus on

The Doctrine of the Separation of Powers – Navigating between Judicial Timidity and Overreach. 

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 15:00
Law Faculty looking to appoint LLB grads as teaching assistants

The UCT Law Faculty hopes to appoint a number of LLB graduates to act as teaching assistants during 2019. As a teaching assistant you will be expected to tutor LLB students, carry out a certain amount of marking, and assist the students in your classes.  If this is of interest to you, see below for information on how to apply. 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 14:45
Privacy vs Security: Where does the balance lie?

Given the explosive revelations made by Edward Snowden, there is greater public awareness of government surveillance and, consequently, calls for more transparency and accountability. The UCT Law Faculty is hosting a panel on this issue on Weds 3rd October at 17h30.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 14:00