'Peremptory Norms of General International Law (Jus Cogens) and the Prohibition of Terrorism' wins international prize
Posted on March 09, 2020
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce that UP Faculty of Law alumna Aniel de Beer's book on 'Peremptory Norms of General International Law (Jus Cogens) and the Prohibition of Terrorism' has been selected as the winner of the American Society of International Law...
Another doctorate conferred on a Faculty of Law lecturer - Dr Melanie Murcott
Posted on February 21, 2020
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria congratulates Dr Melanie Murcott, a senior lecturer in its Department of Public Law, on the attainment of her doctorate degree in Constitutional Law on Tuesday, 18 February 2020.
Law graduate sets new record for youngest person to obtain UP Law doctoral degree
Posted on February 12, 2020
Law scholar Dr Marko Svicevic has set a new record for the youngest person (± 25 years and 3 months) to ever obtain a Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree from the University of Pretoria’s (UP) Faculty of Law.
UP Law Lecturer receives 2019 Postdoctoral Research Fellows Excellence Award
Posted on November 04, 2019
On 30 October 2019, Dr Martha M Bradley, a lecturer in the Department of Public Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria and former doctoral student affiliated to the SARChI Professorship in International Law (her doctoral thesis was supervised by Prof Dr Erika De Wet and Prof Jann...
Koos Malan, professor of Public Law, University of Pretoria, publishes critique of the generally accepted doctrine of statist-individualist constitutionalism
Posted on October 22, 2019
In his new book ‘There is no Supreme Constitution – A critique of Statist-individualistic Constitutionalism’ published by African Sun Media, Professor Koos Malan in the Department of Public Law of the Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria (UP) challenges the plausibility...
UP Law alumnus Ronald Lamola appointed as Minister of Justice and Correctional Services
Posted on May 30, 2019
The Faculty of Law extends hearty congratulations to alumnus Minister Ronald Lamola as SA's newly appointed Minister of Justice and Correctional Services.
Extractive Industries Law in Africa Unit (EILA) delivers largest group of graduandi of all UP Law postgraduate programmes
Posted on April 24, 2019
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce the graduation of its first two candidates in the MPhil in Extractive Industry Policy, Management and Regulation Programme since its inception in February 2018. The Extractive Industries Law in Africa Unit (EILA), hosted by...
University of Pretoria's senior lecturer Melanie Murcott invited to participate in virtual lecturers at Mercer University Law School Environmental Law Programme
Posted on March 01, 2019
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce that Ms Melanie Murcott, a senior lecturer in the Department of Public Law, has been selected to participate as a lecturer in the Mercer University Law School Virtual Environmental Law Guest Speaker Programme this semester.