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”.


Sunday, 25 June 2017
Proportionate Income Differentials: A Long walk to Social Justice

In 1994 South Africans heroically avoided a racial war. In 2015 inequality and poverty now look like the poisoned fruits of freedom. In 2030 challenged by the vision of the National Development Plan, will they have avoided the war of the poisoned fruits? (Prof Njabulo Ndebele, Chairperson of the Board, Nelson Mandela Foundation 2016)

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 12:15
Student protest
A law professor’s letter to her students: respect yourself first

What rises after #FeesMustFall? The 6 Rs: Responsibility, Respect, Rigour, Rule of Law, Resilience, and Rejoice.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 10:45
Lewis Pugh
Lewis Pugh succeeds in protecting Antarctic sea

Law graduate and endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh was instrumental in the establishment of the latest marine protected area – Antarctica’s Ross Sea.

Publication Date:
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 16:15
Penelope Andrews
Improving the student experience

This letter from Law Dean Penelope Andrews outlines the faculty's plans to improve law students' experience at UCT.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 09:15