Constitutional property law and land reform experts make Constitutional Review Committee submission

​​​​​​A team of four constitutional property law and land reform experts from Stellenbosch University made a submission to the constitutional review committee recently. Professors  Bradley Slade, Juanita Pienaar, Zsa-Zsa Boggenpoel and Ms Tina Kotze from the Faculty of Law, wrote a submission to the constitutional review committee (link to submission). This was then followed up by…

SU Law Clinic recognised as a leading African law firm

The SU Law Clinic has been awarded the Corporate Counsel Association of South Africa (CCASA) Achievement Award at the 2018 African Legal Awards. The award recognises exceptional achievement within Africa’s legal community. The Law Clinic is the first recipient of the award. The Law Clinic received the award immediately after Constitutional Court Judge Edwin Cameron…

Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga delivers annual Human Rights Lecture

Human rights obligations must also be imposed on corporates and private individuals if we are to create a socio-economic system that benefit all South Africans. This was one of the viewpoints of Constitutional Court Judge Mbuyiseli Madlanga on Thursday (30 August 2018). He delivered the 15th annual Human Rights Lecture of the Faculty of Law…

SU Law Clinic shortlisted as a finalist in the 2018 African Legal Awards

The Stellenbosch University (SU) Law Clinic has been shortlisted as a finalist in the category ‘Specialist Law Firm of the Year’ in the prestigious 2018 African Legal Awards. It becomes the first university law clinic to be shortlisted for this prestigious award. The Law Clinic will compete for the award with other top law firms…

The Ubuntu Learning Community celebrates Mandela Day at Brandvlei Prison

Dr Mary Nel, the academic director of a new educational partnership between Stellenbosch University (SU) and Brandvlei Prison in Worcester and a number of colleagues, including Prof Reggie Nel (Dean of Theology) and students from SU celebrated Mandela Day at the Brandvlei Prison on 18 July 2018. The educational partnership,  which is the first of its kind in…