This month we are highlighting the activities of our faculty members and celebrating some of their achievements.
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?
This is a summary of law faculty members' appearances in local and international media in April.
Law student and nGAP scholar Phindile Ntliziywana tackles a problem close to his heart in his PhD: the professionalisation of local government.