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Annual SARCPL public lecture and Day Seminar on Housing Law

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On 7 August 2014 the South African Research Chair in Property Law (SARCPL) and the Faculty of Law (University of Stellenbosch) will host two separate events focussing on Housing Law. The Day Seminar titled “Housing Jurisprudence – Gaps and possibilities” will address issues in housing jurisprudence with the aim of identifying possible shortfalls and considering…

Intellectual Property Law Short Course [16 - 18 July 2014 ]

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Innovation is the primary driver for accelerated growth in any economy and most significantly in South Africa. Since 2012 Government’s focus has been on the knowledge economy and by establishing the incentive for advancement in technology, art, culture, manufacturing and science, intellectual property (IP) remains central to our country’s sustained development. A sound understanding of…

Prof Geo Quinot receives Deans Medal at the University of the Free State

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Prof Geo Quinot has been awarded the Deans Medal for the best performance in the MA (Higher Education Studies) degree at the University of the Free State. His research paper “The potential of a capstone course in addressing perceived shortcomings in LLB training in South Africa” will be published in the Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal…

Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs and Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng speak at Law and Religion Conference

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Infusing law with religion could help turn around crime, corruption, maladministration, the lackadaisical attitude of government functionaries, dishonesty and injustice, said Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng on Tuesday, 27 May 2014. He delivered the keynote address at the second annual conference on Law and Religion in Africa hosted jointly by the Faculties of Law and Theology…

Land Reform: A new book by Prof JM Pienaar

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A new book, Land Reform by Juanita Pienaar, the latest volume in Juta’s South African Property Law Library (series editor Prof AJ van der Walt), was announced on Monday, 19 May 2014 at a public seminar hosted by the South African Research Chair in Property Law (SARCPL) and entitled “Land reform: reflections and dimensions”. Land Reform…

Day Seminar on Land Reform

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On 19 May 2014 the South African Research Chair in Property Law at Stellenbosch University hosted a seminar on Land Reform. The seminar focused on the multi-dimensional character of Land Reform.  Speakers included Prof Juanita Pienaar (Stellenbosch), Prof Jeannie van Wyk (Unisa), Dr Aninka Claassens (UCT), Prof Willemien du Plessis (NWU Potchefstroom) and Prof Ben Cousins…

African Human Rights Moot Court

Thursday night the 8th of May 2014 saw 8 students from the Faculty of Law battle it out in the annual internal final of the African Human Rights Moot Court. The competition was judged by Judge Saldanha, who serves as a judge at the Western Cape High Court, Advocate Ismail Jamie, Senior Councel at the…

Annual African Human Rights Moot Court Competition

2014 Annual African Human Rights Moot Court Competition

Stellenbosch Faculty of Law is excited to announce that a team from Stellenbosch will participate in the 23rd Annual African Human Rights Moot Court Competition that will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from the 1st to the 6th of September. The Faculty will hold its own internal qualifying rounds on the 6th and 8th of…

Gesogte toekenning vir Prof JE du Plessis en Prof GF Lubbe

Prof Jacques du Plessis en Prof Gerhard Lubbe, die redakteurs van en bydraers tot die werk ‘n Man van beginsel: die lewe en nalatenskap van J.C. de Wet ontvang die Toon van den Heeverprys vir Regswetenskap van die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns. Die prys word toegeken vir oorspronklike regskundige werke in Afrikaans; en/of vollengte…

Successful CRC Colloquium

On 25 and 26 March 2014 the Faculty of Law hosted the second annual Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) Colloquium. At this event a number of local in international child rights experts discussed the important implications of Article 6 of the CRC (the child’s right to life, survival and development). The meeting…