Saturday, 19 October 2019
Political lawfare & SA democracy

Prof Hugh Corder, based in the Faculty's Public Law Department, shares his thoughts in a recent News24 op ed on what burgeoning political lawfare means for our fledgling democracy.

Publication Date:
Mon, 29 Jul 2019 - 09:30
Faculty News Round-Up July 2019

UCT’s Law Faculty is never quiet!  Whether it’s our staff, students or alumni in action, there is always something exciting, interesting and innovative on the go.  To keep you posted on some recent news we have compiled a quick listing of news and developments from the broad Faculty community.

Publication Date:
Wed, 24 Jul 2019 - 13:00
Paying it forward in the Law Faculty

Mandela Day 2019 provided the focus point for members of the Law Faculty to develop gift bundles for new mothers at Mowbray Maternity Hospital, based in Mowbray in Cape Town.  New mothers often leave Mowbray Maternity with very little by way of supplies for their newborns, and so the staff in the Faculty's professional development unit - Law@Work - unit galvanised a Faculty-wide initiative to knit, bring, buy, or by any means provide goods for these mothers and their babies. 

Publication Date:
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 - 12:15
Redressing apartheid's spatial injustices

Cape Town’s combination of geography and city planning perpetuates the effects of apartheid spatial planning. The mountains and oceans become natural barriers to movement and access, the planning around which creates a clear centre and periphery, segregating residents. That is what struck Professor Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, he said, as he arrived in the city to deliver the British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowship Lecture in Spatial Justice, titled “Spatial Justice and Resistance”.

Publication Date:
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 - 12:00