Heritage Day 2019

The staff of the Law Faculty recently participated in Heritage Day activities at the Faculty on 25 September 2019. The theme was South African languages and Ms Nondu Phenyane and Ms Langa Maziya organised some fun educational activities for us. Here is the language quiz that the Faculty ‘competed’ in – we learnt about one…

STATEMENT BY THE STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF LAW

The Faculty of Law is deeply distressed by the continued perpetration of violence against women and children in society. The spate of violence against women and children indicates that we as lawyers and prospective lawyers have much to do to achieve the dreams and goals as set out in the Constitution. The scourge of gender…

Law Faculty Alumna selected for Humphrey Fellowship Program

The Law Faculty extends its congratulations to our alumna, Ms Jana le Roux, who was recently elected as the single representative from South Africa as recipient of the 2018-2019 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. The Humphrey Fellowship Program is part of the Fulbright Scholar Program, and is a fully sponsored initiative aimed at mid-career professionals…

SU Annual Human Rights Lecture/US Jaarlikse Menseregtelesing

MEDIA INVITATION Auditor-General keynote speaker at SU Annual Human Rights Lecture The Auditor-General of South Africa, Mr Thembekile Kimi Makwetu, will be the speaker at the Annual Human Rights Lecture of the Faculty of Law at Stellenbosch University. Date:              29 August 2019 Time:             18:15 for 18:30 (Kindly use this link for live streaming.)…

Obituary Hans van der Riet SC/Doodsberig van Hans van der Riet

The Faculty is deeply saddened by the news that Advocate JG (Hans) van der Riet SC passed away on 4 August 2019. He will be truly missed, also by our Faculty. Steve Georgala (with inputs from Edwin Cameron, Johan Froneman and Chris Otto) writes in a fitting obituary that Hans passed away at his home…