Thursday, 19 April 2018
UCT Law hosts International Association of Law Schools Africa forum

UCT's Law Faculty will be hosting the International Association of Law Schools forum of African Law Deans from 4th - 6th March 2018.  The focus of the forum is on legal education, and is titled From Imitation to Innovation: Comparative Perspectives on Legal Education.

Publication Date:
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 16:00
What about Refugee Rights, Mr President?

Dr Fatima Khan, Director of the Refugee Rights Clinic, writes a punchy open letter to President Ramaphosa in response to the complete omission of refugees from his SONA speech.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 13:45
Public Lecture 1st March 17h30

Professor Angela J. Davis will be visiting the UCT Faculty of Law on 1st March 2018 to give a lunchtime lecture to students, and a public lecture in the evening - focused on her latest book "Policing the Black Man".  Prof Davis will focus in her lectures on prosecution, power and racism in the US criminal justice system.


Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 15:45
The deaths of 144 mentally ill patients and South Africa’s constitutional democracy

By Professor Penelope Andrews | Dean of Law | University of Cape Town

Prof Andrews writes about this critical issue in The Conversation

Since colonial times black South Africans have been accustomed to cruelty, neglect and indifference on the part of successive governments. The apartheid government reduced these brutalities to a fine art form, resulting in the system being declared a crime against humanity.

Publication Date:
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 09:00