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…

Passing of Judge Steenkamp/Afsterwe van Regter Steenkamp

The Faculty is deeply saddened by the news of Judge Anton Steenkamp passing away on 20 May 2019. It is a great loss for his family, friends and the legal profession. He will be truly missed, also by our Faculty. Judge Steenkamp graduated with his BA (Law) (1985) and LLB (1987) from Stellenbosch. He worked…

Insider-Outsider Art Installation/Kunsinstallasie

Various figures are standing both inside and outside the Faculty building. Are you wondering why they are here and what to call them? We initially called them “kartonmense” or carton people, but later we called them “standees” based on how the manufacturers referred to them in their correspondence to us. This insider/outsider project (that comprises…

Law Faculty is Proud/Regsfakulteit is trots

On Friday 5 April Prof Andreas van Wyk’s two last doctoral candidates (Albert Marais and Nico Van der Walt) will graduate. His first doctoral student, Emil Brincker graduated in 1991. Six doctoral students graduated under Prof Van Wyk’s supervision, including our vice dean Prof Richard Stevens. Prof Van Wyk is a former dean of the…