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”.


Saturday, 19 August 2017
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
Kramer Law
Transformation in legal education

Law Dean Penelope Andrews examines the process of transformation at UCT in a presentation that highlights the unfinished business of the South African Constitution as evidenced in legal education.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 11:45
Citizen's Guide Book Cover
SA has not become more violent since democracy

Given the weight people place on crime as an indicator of national health in South Africa, there is an urgent need for demystification around crime trends.

Publication Date:
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 21:45
Pierre de Vos at Lebone College
Constitution more than a 'paper tiger'

The Constitution would do little to change the lives of ordinary people if those meant to implement it do not do so and if citizens don't use it to advance social justice.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 16:00