The Judicial Institute for Africa( JIFA), a joint initiative of the DGRU, Southern African Chief Justices Forum and ICJ- Africa , is hosting their annual core skills short course for judges . It will be attended by 24 judges from 11 SADC countries and will be run from 24 – 28 April 2017 in the Moot court.
In 1994 South Africans heroically avoided a racial war. In 2015 inequality and poverty now look like the poisoned fruits of freedom. In 2030 challenged by the vision of the National Development Plan, will they have avoided the war of the poisoned fruits? (Prof Njabulo Ndebele, Chairperson of the Board, Nelson Mandela Foundation 2016)
The pioneer research capacity-building workshop under the TY Danjuma Fund, an endowment supporting the work of the Centre for Comparative Law in Africa (CCLA), was held from 20 – 23 September 2016 and attended by ten researchers from the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS).
Emeritus Professor Julian Kinderlerer not only presented at Science Forum South Africa earlier this month, but also together with two other researchers, wrote this insightful article about the ethical boundaries between science, society and public policy published recently in the Mail and Guardian.
Uplifting and inspirational were some of the words used to describe the recent Law Reunion held at the River Club on 14 & 15 October.
What rises after #FeesMustFall? The 6 Rs: Responsibility, Respect, Rigour, Rule of Law, Resilience, and Rejoice.
Law graduate and endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh was instrumental in the establishment of the latest marine protected area – Antarctica’s Ross Sea.
Professor Anton Fagan pays tribute to his colleague Hugh Corder in a very creative and humorous way.
This article outlines the mechanisms the Faculty of Law has in place to ensure that its students complete the 2016 academic year.
This letter from Law Dean Penelope Andrews outlines the faculty's plans to improve law students' experience at UCT.
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.