Law students win 2014 Annual National Child Law Moot Competition

A winning combination of Moya Vaughn-Williams and Franklin Mbiriri representing the Rhodes University Faculty of Law

Near-tragic fire incident sparks student's rise

A TALENTED university graduate who was wasting away in a dead-end job when he nearly died in a life-changing shack fire

The New JSC in a Man’s World.

The October 2014 round of Judicial Service Commission (JSC) interviews had been greatly anticipated, particularly because of the composition of the new JSC.

Rhodes University Faculty of Law participates in the 10th Annual Kovsie Moot Court Competition and named overall winner in the Senior Category

10th Annual Kovsie Moot Court Competion Report

Rhodes University Faculty of Law Team wins 2014 Annual National Child Law Moot Competition in the historic Pretoria Palace of Justice

Annual Child Law Moot Competition

Prof Trengove to deliver public lecture

Visiting Law Professor and Advocate, Wim Trengove SC will deliver a public lecture on Monday (22 September) entitled

Judge Ngoepe calls for ‘genuine’ postgraduate LLB degree to make comeback

Retired Gauteng Judge President Bernard Ngoepe says there is a need for lawyers to be trained properly, and has called for the "genuine" postgraduate LLB degree to be brought back.

EC leads in human rights litigation

SOME of the most important and extraordinary innovations in socio-economic rights litigation were pioneered in the Eastern Cape, says internationally renowned law Professor Sandra Liebenberg.

Litigating socio-economic rights is hard in any circumstances

H.F. Oppenheimer Chair in Human Rights Law at the Stellenbosch University Law Faculty

Leading in Litigation

Eastern Cape communities, legal NGOs and the courts have played ? and continue to play ? a leading role in expanding the frontiers of legal procedures to enforce socio-economic rights.

Rhodes team wins Africa Regional Round of ElSA Moot Court Competition on WTO Law

The first ever Africa Regional Round of the ELSA Moot Court Competition on WTO Law was held at Wits University between 31 March and 2 April. The topic for the moot involved a complaint by a developed country that a developing country had violated its commitments in terms of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). The measure at issue was a law by the developing country which specified that water and sewage services would be provided by a state-owned company, while (it was alleged) it had made full market access and national treatment commitments in its GATS schedule with regard to these services.

LLB Final Year Internal Moot Court Competition

The final year LLB internal moots took place between 10 and 13 March this year, with the final taking place on 27 March in the moot room. This year our two moot finalists were Armand Swart and Darren Anderson, who obtained the two highest scores in the preliminary moot round.

Boqwana and Barnard elected to lead attorneys' profession through initial transition to new Legal Dispensation

Port Elizabeth attorney Max Boqwana and Somerset West attorney Ettienne Barnard have been elected as Co-Chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA).

Quality law graduates preferred to large numbers of ill-equipped graduates

Academics mull adding a year to Bachelor of Laws degree so as to include ethics, morals, writes Franny Rabkin.