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Professor Wim Trengove narrates ‘abuse of power’ story

Date Released : 13/09/2018

A fully-packed Moot Room, which included Rhodes University Vice-Chancellor Dr Sizwe Mabizela, and members of the local National Prosecuting Authority, welcomed legal legend Visiting Professor Wim Trengove SC on 10 September 2018.

Penultimate Moot Final 2018

Date Released : 24/08/2018

The internal moot competition for Penultimate Year LLB students took place from 13 to 17 August 2018, with the final taking place on 22 August 2018.

Judge President Mbenenge urges students to serve their communities

Date Released : 08/08/2018

On 01 August, the Black Lawyers Association (BLA) Rhodes University Student Chapter hosted a discussion with Judge President Mbenenge.

Rhodes University Law Faculty alumnus receives prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

Date Released : 19/07/2018

The Rhodes University Faculty of Law has the pleasure of celebrating the award of the US Fulbright Foreign Student Program Scholarship to its alumnus and former Andrew W Mellon Lecturer, Mr Tladi Marumo.

Report for the International Trade Law Moot for the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) All Africa Round 2018

Date Released : 21/06/2018

Four final year LLB students participated in the All Africa Round of the ELSA Trade Law Moot competition during 24 to 29 April.

RHODES RECEIVES FULL LLB ACCREDITATION FROM COUNCIL ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Date Released : 14/06/2018

The Council on Higher Education (CHE) on Thursday 14 June 2018 released its final revised reaccreditation outcomes concerning the Higher Education Quality Committee’s (HEQC’s) National Review of LLB Programmes. Rhodes’s LLB has been fully reaccredited.

Rhodes wins second place at International Trade Law Moot in Kenya

Date Released : 14/06/2018

Four final year Rhodes University LLB students participated in the All Africa Round of the ELSA Trade Law Moot competition between 24 and 29 April in Nairobi, Kenya.

Women’s parental rights concerning ulwaluko rites

Date Released : 02/05/2018

Women’s parental rights concerning ulwaluko rites

The African Regional Round of the ELSA Moot Court Competition

Date Released : 25/04/2018

Dear Friends of the Faculty Four of our final year LLB students leave for Kenya to compete in the All Africa Round of the European Law Students' Associations (ELSA) International Trade Law Competition.

‘WOMEN’S PARENTAL RIGHTS IN ULWALUKO (CIRCUMCISION): A PARADOX?’

Date Released : 16/04/2018

‘WOMEN’S PARENTAL RIGHTS IN ULWALUKO (CIRCUMCISION): A PARADOX?’

Judge President heralds a promising year and future for Rhodes’ Law students

Date Released : 06/03/2018

The Eastern Cape Division Judge President’s encouraging speech helped set a positive tone for the coming academic year at Rhodes’ Faculty of Law annual opening function, which took place 1 March 2018.

Faculty of Law Opening

Date Released : 26/02/2018

The Faculty of Law requests the pleasure of your company at the Faculty Opening

Illicit outflows of capital crippling Africa

Date Released : 20/02/2018

Over 50 years Africa has lost an estimated $1-trillion at around $50 billion annually through illicit financial overflows.

Congratulations Thembakazi Mveve

Date Released : 20/02/2018

Rhodes Law Clinic and the Law Faculty congratulates Thembakazi Mveve on her admission as an attorney.

Orientation Day: Penultimate Year LLB Students 2018

Date Released : 17/01/2018

Orientation Day: Penultimate Year LLB Students 2018

LLB NATIONAL REVIEW: REVISED REACCREDITATION OUTCOMES

Date Released : 20/11/2017

The Council on Higher Education (CHE) on Wednesday, 15 November 2017, released its revised reaccreditation outcomes concerning the Higher Education Quality Committee’s (HEQC’s) National Review of LLB Programmes. Rhodes’s LLB has been reaccredited, subject to meeting one specific condition, on which it must report to the CHE by 10 May 2018.

SALDA COMMUNICATION REGARDING THE OUTCOME OF THE NATIONAL LLB REVIEW

Date Released : 17/11/2017

SALDA COMMUNICATION REGARDING THE OUTCOME OF THE NATIONAL LLB REVIEW

The Trengove Talks Part 5: Thuli and the fire pool

Date Released : 24/10/2017

Thuli and the fire pool

The Trengove Talks Part 4: Hate speech in a modern South Africa

Date Released : 24/10/2017

Hate speech in a modern South Africa

The Trengove Talks Part 3: Is the government at war with the banks?

Date Released : 24/10/2017

A discussion of Minister of Finance v Oakbay Investments

The Trengove Talks Part 2: How legal ethics flew out with al-Bashir

Date Released : 24/10/2017

How legal ethics flew out with al-Bashir

The Trengove Talks Part 1: The day same-sex couples got the last laugh

Date Released : 24/10/2017

On the 18th and 19th of September this year, visiting professor Advocate Wim Trengove SC presented five talks at Rhodes University. A brief report of each talk has been posted here as a series.

How Ubuntu impacts legal ethics

Date Released : 24/10/2017

On 4 October 2017, Professor Thaddeus Metz from the University of Johannesburg gave a presentation to Rhodes law students on what ubuntu entails for legal justice and ethics.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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)

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.

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