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...
Run at UP – Law lecturer Dr Llewelyn Curlewis successfully completes 25th Comrades Marathon
Posted on July 09, 2019
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria (UP) congratulates senior lecturer Dr Llewelyn Curlewis in the Department of Procedural Law on completing his 25th Comrades Marathon on 9 June 2019 in seven hours, 45 minutes. There is reason to believe that he is the first UP athlete who has...
TuksLaw celebrates its ranking as Best in Africa
Posted on December 11, 2017
The Faculty of Law, its alumni, foreign dignitaries, friends, members of the judiciary, staff and students recently celebrated the faculty's 2018 ranking by Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE) as the best in Africa and 92nd in the world.
TuksLaw lecturer selected as Intercontinental Academia fellow
Posted on October 09, 2017
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce that one of its lecturers, Dr Willem Gravett from the Department of Procedural Law, has been selected to participate as one of 17 fellows in an Intercontinental Academia on Laws: Rigidity and Dynamics.
TuksLaw celebrates its share in UP's 250 000th alumni
Posted on April 18, 2016
At the Autumn Graduation ceremony of the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria on Thursday, 15 April 2016, 408 law degrees were conferred upon 307 LLB, 90 LLM and 11 LLD/DPhil graduates. 52 LLB students and 12 Master's students obtained degrees with distinction.
UP Professor appointed as Marcel Storme Chair in Civil Procedure at University of Gent
Posted on April 13, 2016
The Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria is proud to announce the appointment of one of its extraordinary professors in the Department of Procedural Law, Danie van Loggerenberg, as the Marcel Storme Chair at Gent University in Belgium for the 2016-2017 academic year.
TuksLaw's Dean André Boraine elected as member of the International Insolvency Instititute
Posted on February 15, 2016
On 12 February 2016 Professor André Boraine, Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria, was elected as a member of the International Insolvency Institute.
Two more doctorates awarded in the Faculty of Law
Posted on November 11, 2015
The Faculty of Law is proud to announce that another two lecturers have obtained their doctorate degrees, i.e. Hermie Coetzee from the Department of Mercantile Law and Willem Gravett from the Department of Procedural Law.
TuksLaw’s Trial Advocacy Course prevents trial and error
Posted on July 27, 2015
The Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria in cooperation with Continuing Education at UP, the judiciary and the Pretoria Bar again presented a successful booked to the brim Trial Advocacy Course for final year LLB students during the winter recess from 13 to 17 July 2015.
Seminars on Comparative Law Methodology and Research hosted by the Department of Private Law
Posted on March 18, 2015
On Monday, 16 March 2015, the Department of Private Law in the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria hosted a seminar on Comparative Research Methodology by world-renowned expert, Prof Katharina Boele-Woelki from Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
Centre hosts renowned scholar on gender stereotyping Rebecca Cook
Posted on March 11, 2015
The Centre for Human Rights at the Faculty of Law is very fortunate to be hosting the renowned visiting scholar Prof Rebecca Cook at the University of Pretoria. Prof Cook is Professor Emerita and Co-Director of the International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Programme at the University of...
Zero tolerance for female genital mutilation in Eritrea?
Posted on February 06, 2015
International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation: 6 February 2015
The State vs Oscar Pistorius bigger than the Fifa World Cup
Posted on March 12, 2014
The State vs Oscar Pistorius, which started on 3 March 2014, arouses more interest than the Fifa World Cup, according to figures released by media monitoring group Data Driven Insight. South Africans are referring to it as their 'trial of the century'. Ac
Prof David Bamford enlightens Master's students on developments and trends in international civil law procedure
Posted on June 07, 2013
New Head for Department Procedural Law
Posted on July 27, 2012
Prof Rian Cloete has been appointed as Head of the Department Procedural Law.
Thea Illsley from the Department of Procedural Law attended the 24th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Reform of the Criminal Law
Posted on March 24, 2012
During August 2011, Thea Illsley attended the 24th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Reform of the Criminal Law in Ottawa, Canada.
E-tolling might create legal problems
Posted on March 23, 2012
Prof Wium de Villiers from the Department of Procedural Law is quoted as saying he believes there will be legal problems with both systems, with non-payment offences having to be heard in the courts that have jurisdiction in a particular area.
Courts had to consider many aspects when granting bail to suspects.
Posted on March 23, 2012
Worker shot for being late fears for life - Professor Wium de Villiers from the Department Procedural Law said the courts had to consider many aspects when granting bail to suspects.
UP press highlights for 1 September 2010
Posted on September 02, 2010
KYKNET: Bees Roux bail amount.
Consumer Finance Post-Apartheid: The South African Experience
Posted on December 07, 2009
From 20 to 21 November 2009, four staff members from the Faculty of Law, namely, Professors Andr