UP Law’s Professor Joel Modiri cited by Constitutional Court in King NO v De Jager
Posted on March 07, 2021
The Faculty of Law (UP Law) at the University of Pretoria (UP) is proud to announce that Professor Joel Modiri, Head of the Department of Jurisprudence, was cited by the Constitutional Court in the recent landmark Constitutional Court judgement King NO v De Jager. The Court’s cited his...
UP Law wins Africa Regional Round of the Monroe E Price Media Law Moot Court Competition
Posted on March 05, 2021
The Faculty of Law (UP Law) at the University of Pretoria (UP) extends hearty congratulations to the UP team who was declared the winners of the Africa Regional Rounds of the Monroe E. Price Media Law Moot Court Competition today!
Press Statement: Announcing a digital rights partnership between Paradigm Initiative and the Centre for Human Rights
Posted on March 04, 2021
Paradigm Initiative (PIN) and the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria are pleased to announce a partnership offering an academic course to 30 select participants of PIN’s programs and the Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship (DRIMF).
Annual short course on sexual minorities delves into numerous challenges still faced by LGBTIQ+ community in Africa
Posted on March 03, 2021
The Advanced Human Rights Courses (AHRC) and the Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression, and Sex Characteristics (SOGIESC) Unit at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria (UP) recently hosted the 2021 edition of its annual short course on Sexual Minority Rights in Africa....
Congratulations to Chazanne Grobler of UP Law on obtaining a Doctorate of Laws degree
Posted on March 03, 2021
The Faculty of Law (UP Law) at the University of Pretoria proudly announces and congratulates Chazanne Grobler in its Department of Procedural Law on successfully defending her doctoral thesis, titled 'A regulatory framework for psycho-legal assessments in South Africa'. Grobler was supervised by...
UP Law successfully delivers two postgraduate degrees in Extractive Industry Law in Africa
Posted on February 27, 2021
The Faculty of Law (UP Law) at the University of Pretoria (UP) is proud to confirm that during October and November 2020, Adv Leon Gerber in the Department of Public Law, managed the successful delivery of two postgraduate degree programmes — the LLM in Extractive Industry Law in Africa,...
Press Statement: Centre for Human Rights commends Angola as it joins other African countries in decriminalising consensual same-sex between adults
Posted on February 19, 2021
The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, welcomes the coming into effect of Angola’s Penal Code decriminalising consensual same-sex acts between adults. The
Op-Ed: AU commission has made a good start on gender equality. But a lot remains to be done
Posted on February 17, 2021
The African Union (AU) held the 38th Ordinary Session of its Executive Council at the beginning of February 2021. One of the agenda items was to elect six new members of the AU Commission.