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, 30 April 2017
Lise Bosman with UCT students at ICCA Congress

Two law students recently got exposure to the world of international arbitration. The experience was not only broadened their horizons, but also enriched them academically and personally.

Publication Date:
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 15:45
University of Cape Town

Law Dean Penelope Andrews reflects on racial transformation at historically white universities particularly in law faculties.

Publication Date:
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 16:15
Kramer Law

This month we are highlighting the activities of our faculty members and celebrating some of their achievements.  

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 09:45

More than 1 000 women are raped in South Africa every day. Around 150 of those women will report the crime to the police. Fewer than 30 of the cases will be prosecuted and no more than 10 will result in a conviction. This translates into an overall conviction rate of 4-8 percent of reported cases. So what happens to all the other cases?

Publication Date:
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 21:15