Law and the community 420

Module code CLW 420
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

*For LLB
The module has both a theoretical and a community engagement component.


  1. Different notions of community
  2. The impact of law on the everyday lives of people and communities
  3. The influence of law and society / sociology of law / Streetlaw
  4. The South African context



  1. Involvement in local community projects
  2. Presentation of seminars with legal themes at schools, factories, prisons and other local communities
  3. Drafting of information booklets and conducting research on topics of law for local community bodies
Module credits 10.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites Admission to the relevant programme and Final Year Academic Level.
Contact time 10 hours community engagement, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Jurisprudence
Period of presentation Semester 2

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