Disaster Displacement and Role of Free Movement of Persons discussed

On 27-28 November 2019, the Stakeholder Workshop on “the role of free movement of persons agreements in addressing disaster displacement in Africa” was officiated at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies (STIAS). The workshop was jointly organised by the Swiss based Platform for Disaster Displacement (PDD); the Development of the Rule of Law Programme (DROP),…

Prof Thuli Madonsela delivers her inaugural lecture

On 11 November 2019, Prof Thuli Madonsela delivered her inaugural lecture ‘Administrative Reviews through a Social Justice Lens’. The lecture was held at the Adam Small Theatre and was well-attended by colleagues, friends of the Faculty, family and friends of Prof Madonsela, students as well as local and national guests. Prof Thuli Madonsela het haar…

Three day seminar: Administrative Law for State Functionaries

Seminar date: 18-20 November 2019 Gain information, insights and tools for understanding administrative-law implications for public decision makers and confidently navigate everyday governance and related administrative decisions in state affairs. This three-day seminar offered by the Faculty of Law at Stellenbosch University will help participants understand administrative-law considerations that courts expect them and their principals…

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…