Posted on May 31, 2023
Three distinguished Faculty of Law members retired at the end of May 2023. Professor Anne Louw (Private Law), Professor Bernard Bekink (Public Law), and Professor Pieter Carstens (Public Law).
Posted on May 30, 2023
Before being awarded the 2023 Hague Academy Scholarship, Ayodele Ojedokun was a third-year doctoral candidate at the UP Faculty of Law, Department of Public Law, researching ‘the contemporary complexities affecting the assessment of the legal criterion of a non-international armed conflict...
Posted on May 26, 2023
Director Position - Closing date for application extended to 31 May 2023.
Posted on May 25, 2023
As part of the University and faculty-wide curriculum transformation drive, Dr Alfred Hlabane led a session on credit load and notional hours for the LLB programme on 17 May 2023.
Posted on May 19, 2023
The Faculty of Law Class of 2022 walked across the graduation stage to receive their degrees on Monday, 15 May. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, students in this class completed their studies online and in person. We have chosen to highlight the top three graduates with the highest weighted...
Posted on May 17, 2023
The University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Law (UP Law), along with its dedicated supporters and contributors, marked the academic accomplishments of law students from the previous year on the evening of 12 May 2023. The highly esteemed occasion recognised the exceptional academic performances...
Posted on May 12, 2023
During the monthly research seminar hosted by the Department of Jurisprudence, the following question was posed: "What is the purpose of reframing corporate subjectivity?" ...and how it is of the highest necessity to re-evaluate the lawful bounds of corporate power and the validity of recognising...
Posted on May 11, 2023
The Department of Mercantile Law recently conducted a seminar on consumer protection under the theme, The Enforcement and Redress of Consumer Rights in South Africa. The seminar's main purpose was to explore the role and mandate of the Consumer Goods and Services Ombud (CGSO) in supporting the...
Posted on May 08, 2023
The prestigious Golden Key International Honour Society has extended an invitation to four recipients of the Dikgang Moseneke Excellence Bursary to join the Society. The students are Thatoyaone Kgomo, Celiwe Mxhalisa, Rofhiwa Mudau, and Kearabilwe Marobane. Golden Key is one of the world's...
Posted on May 08, 2023
Professor Ann Skelton has been elected as Chairperson of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. She is a Professor in the University of Pretoria’s Department of Private Law.
Posted on May 05, 2023
Justice Johann van der Westhuizen, retired judge of the South African Constitutional Court, delivering a public lecture at the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, underlined the importance of progressively realising the socio-economic rights guaranteed under the South...
Posted on May 04, 2023
Every year, students at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria on the LLM/MPhil programme in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa (HRDA) are assigned to human rights clinics which contribute to the work of the Centre’s research units and give the students...
Posted on May 03, 2023
The 2023 World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) day is commemorated under the theme: ‘Shaping a Future of Rights: Freedom of Expression as a Driver for all Other Human Rights.’ On this occasion, the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria recalls the 2019 Declaration of Principles on...
Posted on May 01, 2023
Celebrating Worker’s Day in South Africa on 1 May 2023 has a hollow ring to it. Commemorating the achievements of the labour movement, including many important improvements to working conditions, and celebrating the crucial role of the working class in our country’s past and present,...
Posted on April 27, 2023
Freedom Day is the commemoration of the first democratic elections held in South Africa on 27 April 1994. These were the first post-apartheid national elections to be held in South Africa, where anyone could vote regardless of race. This day reminds South Africans of the incalculable sacrifices...
Posted on April 26, 2023
On 12 April 2023, the University of Pretoria's Faculty of Law (UP Law) hosted a hybrid workshop for alumni, law firms, and the Legal Practice Council as part of the Curriculum Transformation Drive. Curriculum transformation is defined as "a paradigm shift in which the university moves away from...
Posted on April 25, 2023
In this episode Professor Babatunde Fagbayibo walks us through the dynamics of the African Union reform process and its implications for achieving supra nationalism in Africa.
Posted on April 24, 2023
The Centre for Human Rights of the University of Pretoria and Youth and Society (YAS), invites you to a webinar on the state of Access to Information (ATI) in Malawi.
Posted on April 24, 2023
The video is part of an advocacy project undertaken by the Centre for Human Rights in collaboration with its partner, the Amhara Association of America, addressing the plight of ethnic Amhara residents living in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia.
Posted on April 21, 2023
S4 E7: The Kenya Supreme Court recognising the right of the LGBTIQ+ community to register organisations in Kenya
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