The South African judiciary is once more centre stage in the political drama unfolding around the battle for supremacy within the governing African National Congress (ANC), writes the Faculty's Professor Hugh Corder in The Conversation.
If you missed Harvard Law School's Prof Ruth Okediji's talk on Thursday 8 August, hosted by Prof Caroline Ncube and Assoc Prof Tobias Schonwetter at UCT Law, on Decolonising IP Law, it is now available online! This is a must-watch for those involved in copyright reform in South Africa, with the Copyright Amendment Bill currently awaiting the President's signature.
UCT Law offers three LLB programmes - depending on your preference and current status as a student. And it's all detailed in this easy-to-follow video - the what's and how's of applying to the University of Cape Town to study Law (please note: applications for study in 2020 have now closed).
UCT’s Law Faculty is never quiet! Whether it’s our staff, students or alumni in action, there is always something exciting, interesting and innovative on the go. To keep you posted on some recent news we have compiled a quick listing of news and developments from the broad Faculty community.
Mandela Day 2019 provided the focus point for members of the Law Faculty to develop gift bundles for new mothers at Mowbray Maternity Hospital, based in Mowbray in Cape Town. New mothers often leave Mowbray Maternity with very little by way of supplies for their newborns, and so the staff in the Faculty's professional development unit - Law@Work - unit galvanised a Faculty-wide initiative to knit, bring, buy, or by any means provide goods for these mothers and their babies.