Monthly Archives: April 2015

Adv Geoff Budlender SC is keynote speaker at seminar on human rights lawyering in South Africa

The Socio-Economic Rights and Administrative Justice Research Project (SERAJ) in collaboration with the Department of Public Law, Stellenbosch Law Faculty hosted a seminar on 22 April 2015 in the Old Main Building of the Law Faculty. The keynote speaker was Adv Geoff Budlender, newly appointed Extraordinary Professor in Public Law. The seminar focused on the…

Lord Patrick Hodge delivers annual Morti Malherbe Memorial Lecture

The annual Morti Malherbe Memorial Lecture was delivered by Lord Patrick Hodge, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.  The lecture was titled “Judicial law-making in a changing constitution” In the picture from left to right:  Prof Jacques du Plessis, Lord Patrick Hodge, Prof Juanita Pienaar and Prof Geo Quinot    

Honorary doctorate bestowed on Adv Thuli Madonsela

​The Public Protector, Adv Thuli Madonsela, became an “honorary Matie” on Thursday 26 March 2015. Stellenbosch University (SU) conferred honorary doctorates upon Madonsela and the visionary business leader and alumnus of the Law Faculty, Mr Michiel le Roux. The degree Doctor of Laws (LLD), honoris causa, was awarded to Adv Thuli Madonsela for her unwavering…