Philippe-Joseph Salazar, Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric in the Faculty of Law at the University of Cape Town (UCT), has won the 2021 UCT Book Award for his work, Words are Weapons: Inside ISIS’s Rhetoric of Terror.
Julieth Gudo becomes a PhD graduate on Tuesday 14 December 2021, at UCT's annual December graduation event for the Law Faculty. Her thesis is focused on improving the legal framework through which civil society organisations can challenge poor SOE governance
The Faculty of Law recently hosted a discussion titled "A Judicial Crisis in South Africa?", hosted by Dr Nomfundo Ramalekana in conversation with Professor Zozo Dyani-Mhango of UP Law, and Mbekezeli Benjamin of Judges Matter. The session recording is available if you missed it.
A passion for Chinese culture and language is what led Katleho Ntahale (27) - a UCT Law Masters student - to take top honours at a national competition this year, as well as represent the country at a global Chinese proficiency competition recently.
University of Cape Town (UCT) alumnus Mzwandile Ezra Clavis Davids (Ezra Davids) was recently appointed as a senior partner and chairman at law firm Bowmans, one of the leading corporate law firms in South Africa and Africa. The nomination is the latest in a string of career successes for the top mergers and acquisitions attorney, who will hold the chair for five years, effective from 1 October 2021.
The government must work towards implementing basic income support - but until that happens, we must at least increase the covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant (amongst other increases), argues Amanda Rinquest of the Black Sash (and current UCT Law Masters student).
There is a growing body of literature on the short- to long-term effects of the pandemic on ECD learners, but the bulk of it comes from the medical and socioeconomic perspectives. Lauren Kohn, senior lecturer in the Faculty's Department of Public Law, takes a look at this issue through a constitutional law lens.