November 2020 marked the 20th anniversary of the coming into force of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act. This makes it an appropriate time to celebrate the gains SA has made in its journey as a constitutional democracy. So writes Emeritus Professor Hugh Corder in Business Day.
On 12 February 2021 the former vice-chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT) Dr Stuart Saunders passed away at age 90. Tributes have poured in, celebrating his contributions to the university and the broader higher education sector.
UCT LLB student, Lerato Motaung, is one of four UCT students (the only four students on the continent) who have been recognised with a scholarship through the Reimagine Challenge. Each entrant had to submit an idea on how to build a better future. The Faculty could not be more proud.
The UCT Faculty of Law is seeking exceptional black South Africans who will enroll for postgraduate degrees (ie. LLM/MPhil; PhD; Postdoc) in the Faculty in 2021, to join the UCT Academic Pipeline Initiative. The programme will provide institutional support to candidates to further develop their academic potential.
Following five days of mourning for those we have lost to Covid-19 and to gender-based violence, and in these 16 days of activism against violence against women and children, we are well reminded of the many forms in which gender-based violence manifests. We look back at a 2019 article on workplace harassment, written by UCT Law's Professor Rochelle le Roux.
The Faculty's Department of Public Law held a special discussion on Thursday 5 November 2020, to acknowledge the distinguished career of Professor Rashida Manjoo - and to bid her farewell as she leaves the Faculty end-2020.
Edition 10 of The African Yearbook of Rhetoric is out. The AYOR, a multi-lingual peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the development of rhetoric studies on & in Africa, has strong links to UCT Law Faculty's Centre for Rhetoric Studies.
Should provincial departments of social development be held liable for damages when a child is injured at a nursery school? Nurina Ally, who has recently joined the Department of Public Law, co-authors an opinion on this important issue.