Postgraduate programmes presented by the Department of Jurisprudence

 

 

The Department offers two LLM/MPhil programmes:

 

  • LLM/MPhil Law
  • Political Justice.

 

The Department offers the following coursework LLM/MPhil modules:

  • The history and philosophy of human rights
  • Post-apartheid jurisprudence
  • Global perspectives on law, rights and development.

 

The following postgraduate students obtained their LLD degrees in the Department of Jurisprudence since 2012 until 2020:

 

2012

OK Lwabukuna obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled Reflections on the possibility of a comprehensive framework for the protection of IDP's in Africa’s Great Lakes Region with Prof K van Marle as supervisor.

 

2013

RA Aura-Odhiambo obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled The protection of women against domestic violence in Africa with Prof K van Marle as supervisor.

 

2014

KF Mundia obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled Ronald Dworkin and the Supreme Court of Namibia with Prof K van Marle as supervisor.

 

2015

F Githuru obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled Transformative constitutionalism, legal culture and the judiciary under the 2010 constitution of Kenya with Prof K van Marle as supervisor.

E Kamdem Kanga obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled Emergency regimes in contemporary democracies with Prof K van Marle as supervisor.

 

2016

GR Muchiri obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled Xenophobia: A critical study of the phenomenon and pragmatic solutions for South Africa with Prof CMA Nicholson as supervisor.

J Wanki obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled When the rule of law and constitutionalism become a mirage: an analysis of constitutionalism and the rule of law in post-independent Cameroon against post-apartheid South Africa with Prof K van Marle as supervisor.

Y Jooste obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled The subaltern can speak' reflections on voice through the lens of the politics of Jacques Rancière with Prof K van Marle as supervisor.

 

2017

I de Villiers obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled Law, spatiality and the Tshwane urban space with Prof K van Marle as supervisor.

O Niyi-Gafar obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled Adopting a human rights-based approach to access to water in Nigeria:  Lessons from selected jurisdictions with Prof JA Kok as supervisor.

I Shai obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled The request for radical transformation and the limits and limitations of law  with Prof K van Marle as supervisor.

 

2018

Joel Modiri obtained the PhD degree with a thesis entitled The Jurisprudence of Steve Biko: A Study in race, law and power in the afterlife of colonial-apartheid with Prof K van Marle as supervisor.

Quaraysha Ismail-Sooliman obtained the DPhil degree with a thesis entitled The Development and Rise of Islamic State (IS) and the Violence it Manifests: a Theoretical Perspective with Prof K van Marle as supervisor.

 

2019

JJ van der Walt obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled An ethical conception of equality in a “Post”-apartheid South Africa with Prof K van Marle as supervisor.

Pricillar Vengesai obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled Women’s inequality and their status in Zimbabwe with Prof K van Marle as supervisor.

 

2020

Odeny Millicent Akinyi obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled The relation between access to water, poverty and patriarchy: The case of women slum dwellers in Kibera, Kenya with Prof K van Marle as co-supervisor.

Johnson Adetokunbo Iyabo Priya obtained the LLD degree with a thesis entitled The voiceless woman: Countering dominant narratives concerning disabled women in Nigeria with Prof K van Marle as supervisor.

 

[October 2020]
Published by Elzet Hurter

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