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Saturday, 18 September 2021
Challenging SA Pension Fund law

Many South Africans are deprived of their right to decide who will inherit their estate when they die, a study by UCT Law's Dr Karin Lehmann has found.

Publication Date:
Fri, 27 Aug 2021 - 11:45
Nolundi Luwaya - focused on land reform

Nolundi Luwaya is the director of the Land and Accountability Research Centre (LARC), based in the Faculty's Department of Public Law. LARC recently played a significant part in the Ingonyama Trust case in KwaZulu‑Natal (KZN) regarding the Trust’s charging of rent on communal land in rural KZN which had an adverse effect mostly on women.

Publication Date:
Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 14:30
Yellavarne Moodley - building a better world through UCT Law Clinic

One of the most regularly cited motivations for charting a career in law is the prospect of making the world a better place. There’s no time that this opportunity seems more tangible than when speaking with the director of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Law Clinic, Yellavarne Moodley.

Publication Date:
Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 14:30
Prof Ncube joins Law and Tech journal Editorial Board

Professor Caroline Ncube, Chair of Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development in the Faculty's Department of Commercial Law, has joined the editorial board of Law, Technology and Humans. 

Publication Date:
Tue, 24 Aug 2021 - 09:15