Faculty affirms university’s statement condemning racism

The Faculty of Law affirms Stellenbosch University and its Student Representative Council’s statement condemning racism, racial superiority and any attempts to polarise our campus community in the strongest possible terms. The statement can be read here.

A Blog Post on a Visit to the Stellenbosch University Legal Aid Clinic

The following blog post was prepared by Mr Malcolm Combe, Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen School of Law (LLB (Hons) (Strath); Dip LP (Aberd); Solicitor (Scotland (2008) and England & Wales (2009) (non-practising)); NP; FHEA) on his visit to the Stellenbosch University Legal Aid Clinic (and is also available at: https://basedrones.wordpress.com/2017/04/27/a-visit-to-stellenbosch-legal-aid-clinic/.

Law Faculty Alumnus wins prestigious Human Rights Fellowship

Letlhogonolo Mokgoroane, a former LLB student at the Stellenbosch University Law Faculty has won the prestigious Sonke Health and Human Rights Fellowship to study for an LLM in Public Interest Law and Policy at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The programme is geared at training top law graduates from  law schools around the…

Prof David Butler to assist in official ADR reform

Prof David Butler, Professor Emeritus and Research Fellow in the Department of Mercantile Law, has been appointed by the Acting Minister of Justice to the South African Law Reform Commission Advisory Committee for the Alternative Dispute Resolution investigation (Project 94). The mandate of the committee is to undertake an investigation into ADR (excluding arbitration) and the possible need for…

New book by Prof S Williams-Elegbe

A new book by Prof Sope Williams-Elegbe titled “Public Procurement and Multilateral Development Banks” was recently published. The book examines the issues and challenges raised by procurement regulation in the multilateral development banks. The book examines the history of procurement regulation in the banks; the tripartite relationship created between banks, borrowers and contractors in funded procurement;…