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Judge Plasket puts deference in administrative law into context

Date Released : 16/10/2017

South African High Court Judge in the Eastern Cape division, and presently acting Judge of the SCA, Clive Plasket presented a public lecture on 11 October 2017 titled: ‘Judicial Review, Administrative Power and Deference: A view from the Bench’ at the Faculty of Law.

Rhodes Law team in the top 3 in African Human Rights Moot Court

Date Released : 10/10/2017

The Faculty of Law team impressed at the finals of the 26th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition finals in Mauritius when they made it to the top three.

Rhodes bids a fond farewell to Mam' Thandeka Heleni

Date Released : 29/09/2017

After 28 years of dedicated service to Rhodes University Law Clinic, the Faculty of Law and the university at large Thandeka Heleni is retiring and the Clinic bids her a fond farewell and wishes her a blissful retirement.

Rhodes team excels at the African Human Rights Moot Competition

Date Released : 29/09/2017

Rhodes University law students once again proved their standing at the 2017 African Human Rights Moot Court Competition held from 18-23 September at the University of Mauritius.

The Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions in Africa

Date Released : 01/09/2017

Professor Enyinna Nwauche’s highly anticipated book on traditional cultural expression in Africa has been published.

The African Regional Round of the ELSA Moot Court Competition

Date Released : 04/04/2017

The African Regional Round of the 15th ELSA Moot Court Competition on WTO Law will be hosted by Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa on 9-13th April 2017.

Faculty of Law Opening

Date Released : 27/04/2017

Faculty Opening 28 February 2017 at 17h15

Faculty of Law Orientation Day 17 February 2017

Date Released : 20/02/2017

The Faculty of Law at Rhodes University hosted its annual LLB Orientation Day for 65 penultimate students on Friday 17 February 2017 at Lincoln House. The opening address by the Dean of Law Professor Rosaan Krüger opened the daylong orientation programme by welcoming our students to the Law Faculty Family as well as affording an opportunity for students to meet and socialise with their lecturers and course coordinators for 2017.

NLU Delhi – HSF International Negotiation Competition

Date Released : 19/09/2016

On Wednesday 7 September 2016, 2 final year LLB students - Ms Orla Murphy and Ms Relebohile Chabeli, together with Ms Tarryn Cooper-Bell, an attorney at the Rhodes University Law Clinic, departed for Delhi, India to compete in the 3rd annual NLU Delhi – HSF International Negotiation Competition which was held in Delhi from 9-11 September 2016.

NMMU announces new Law Dean - Avinash Govindjee (1995)

Date Released : 01/06/2016

Professor of Law Avinash Govindjee – an accomplished researcher and lecturer, with a high level of involvement within the community – is the new Executive Dean in the Faculty of Law at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. Prior to his appointment as Dean, he was Head of the Department of Public Law and Deputy Head of the Labour and Social Security Law Unit within the Faculty.

Law academic awarded Coimbra Group Scholarship

Date Released : 22/08/2016

Prof van Coller, Associate Professor at the Rhodes Law Faculty received a grant from the Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young African Researchers to spend three months at a Coimbra Group University for research purposes.

The Constitution at work: "The role of universities in building inclusive socitieties

Date Released : 03/08/2016

On Monday 25 July 2016, the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) supported by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), hosted a discussion at Rhodes University (RU) in conjunction with the Law Faculty as part of their running constitutional dialogue series. The aim of these discussions is to create a platform for conversation and debate about the Constitution and the values and rights contained therein. This discussion focused on the role that universities play in the building of inclusive societies, especially in the communities that they occupy.

Memorial: Wesley Day

Date Released : 09/06/2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of our dear friend, Wesley Day, on this day as they say their goodbyes. LLB Penultimate Year Class 2016

The Constitution at Work

Date Released : 12/04/2016

The Centre for Constitutional Rights and the Faculty of Law at Rhodes University, Supported by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation is to host a discussion "The Role of Universities in Building an Inclusive Societies". Speakers: Dr Sizwe Mabizela (Vice Chancellor Rhodes University) and Mr Mpumelelo Ncwadi (Director, Indwe Trust)

Rhodes Law students to represent Africa in Geneva

Date Released : 04/04/2016

The Rhodes University ELSA Moot team, consisting of four final year LLB students, has won the African Regional Round of the European Law Students Association (ELSA) Moot Court Competition on Friday 1 April.

International Win for Rhodes’ Law Student

Date Released : 20/01/2016

Rhodes University LLB soon-to-be graduate, Jason McMillan has won the prestigious international SIEL/CUP Essay Competition for 2015.

Professor Helena van Coller appointed to AdJASA

Date Released : 04/03/2016

Professor Helena van Coller was appointed to the executive of the Administrative Justice Association of South Africa at the second AdJASA conference held at the Salt Rock Hotel in Kwazulu Natal recently.

RU set to host ELSA Moot Court Competition

Date Released : 02/03/2016

Rhodes University’s Law Faculty is set to host the African Regional Round of The European Law Students' Association (ELSA) Moot Court Competition

Professor Enyinna Nwauche delivers paper on 'Ritual Slaughter' at Harvard Law School

Date Released : 26/02/2016

Professor Nwauche continues to fly the faculty's flag high. He recently delivered a paper at the Harvard Workshop on Animals in Comparative Constitutional Law.

Attitude, altruism and ethical values – Visiting Professor Donald Nicolson, OBE

Date Released : 26/02/2016

Prof Nicolson’s visited Rhodes Law Faculty from the 15th to 19th February 2016 as one of its 5 visiting professors/lecturers.

Message from the Dean

Date Released : 13/01/2016

Message from the Dean

Rhodes Wins SA Inter-Varsity Mock Trial Competition

Date Released : 29/09/2015

Rhodes Wins SA Inter-Varsity Mock Trial Competition

Professor Glover delivers seminar for Eastern Cape Judges

Date Released : 03/12/2015

Professor Glover delivers seminar for Eastern Cape Judges

Professor Laurence Juma gives the Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Award Lecture

Date Released : 28/10/2015

Professor Laurence Juma gives the Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Award Lecture

Rhodes Investec Top 100 LLB students

Date Released : 09/10/2015

Rhodes Investec Top 100 LLB students

Alumnus awarded Emerging Old Rhodian Award

Date Released : 06/10/2015

Alumnus awarded Emerging Old Rhodian Award

Rhodes team wins SA Inter-Varsity Mock Trial Competition

Date Released : 22/09/2015

Rhodes team wins SA Inter-Varsity Mock Trial Competition

Public Lecture by Judge Clive Plasket, Visiting Professor of the Rhodes Law Faculty

Date Released : 17/08/2015

Public Lecture by Judge Clive Plasket, Visiting Professor of the Rhodes Law Faculty

No kangaroos loose in this paddock: the compulsory legal ethics course

Date Released : 11/08/2015

Helen Kruuse and Lucy Maxwell No kangaroos loose in this paddock: the compulsory legal ethics course

Advisory Board of the Faculty of Law

Date Released : 11/08/2015

Nominations open for Advisory Board of the Faculty of Law

South African Law Teachers Conference

Date Released : 30/07/2015

Rhodes Law Faculty and Law Clinic present at the SALTC (South African Law Teachers Conference)

Rhodes LLB graduates rank highly in Namibian Legal Practitioners Admissions Examinations

Date Released : 27/05/2015

Rhodes LLB graduates rank highly in Namibian Legal Practitioners Admissions Examinations

3rd Annual African Law and Religion Conference

Date Released : 25/05/2015

3rd Annual African Law and Religion Conference

Mellon Senior Scholar: Prof. Donald Nicholson

Date Released : 20/04/2015

Mellon Senior Scholar, Prof Donald Nicholson, inspires faculty members, clinicians and students

Appointment of Patron of the Law Clinic

Date Released : 14/04/2015

The Law Faculty is proud to announce an exciting new development: the appointment of the Honourable Judge Lex Mpati as Patron of the Rhodes University Law Clinic.

Rhodes wins in ELSA Moot

Date Released : 01/04/2015

The Rhodes University team for the European Law Students Association (ELSA) Moot Court Competition won numerous prizes at Wits University on 30 March and 31 March.

2015 Annual Law Market Day

Date Released : 30/03/2015

The 2015 Law Market Day was presented by the Rhodes University Law Students’ Society in collaboration with the Rhodes Faculty of Law. Law Market Day is a daylong career fair that is one of the highlights of the faculty’s calendar.

Sazi Ntuli wins the final year moot amidst great competition

Date Released : 27/03/2015

Final year LLB Internal Moot

Faculty of Law Opening

Date Released : 10/03/2015

Angela Quintal dedicates Faculty Opening to former class mate

FOURTH EDITION OF KERR’S LAW OF SALE AND LEASE RELEASED

Date Released : 09/03/2015

FOURTH EDITION OF KERR’S LAW OF SALE AND LEASE RELEASED

Professor Chuks Okpaluba will be visiting the Rhodes Law Faculty from the 9th to 13th March 2015.

Date Released : 09/03/2015

Professor Chuks Okpaluba will be visiting the Rhodes Law Faculty from the 9th to 13th March 2015.

New family law reading group

Date Released : 27/02/2015

New family law reading group established

Final year students

Date Released : 27/02/2015

Finally in final year!

Rhodes students scoop record number of Mandela Rhodes Scholarships

Date Released : 01/12/2014

Six outstanding young South Africans at Rhodes University have been recognized for their potential to make a difference in society