College of Law

The department of Jurisprudence in Unisa’s College of Law at SALRC annual awards ceremony

Dr Nzumbululo Silas Siphuma, a senior lecturer in the Department of Jurisprudence in Unisa’s College of Law, deep commitment to help students to archive academic excellence earned Unisa College of Law awards at the 2018 South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) Annual Legal Essay Writing Competition. Read more

So where to, Afrika?

Advocate Sipho Mantula of the College of Law says that the Covid-19 pandemic exposed deep structural inequalities and weaknesses amongst and between communities and in some rural villages of our beloved continent. Read more

‘The No Sleep Team’ revel in their LLBs

Nothing is going to stop us now—not even Covid-19! Eight Unisa College of Law graduates travelled from as far afield as Johannesburg and Saldanha Bay for a private celebration held at the Pigalle Restaurant in Sea Point, Cape Town. Read more

Benefit of community service is a two-way [legal] street

Street law programmes empower LLB students with practical knowledge, skills, and confidence to bring about positive changes for themselves and their communities, write Unisans Rehana Cassim and Shaida Mahomed in this month’s issue of De Rebus. Read more

All rise for Dikgang Moseneke

The former Deputy Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa - a Unisa alumnus and honorary doctorate recipient - will launch his judicial memoir at the College of Law on Tuesday. Read more

We need equity not equality

"Democracy is when the will of the people, including the poor, marginalised and those with disabilities, find expression in government policies and equal distribution of its resources," says Unisa's Mo-Afrika Kodisang Bokaba.
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The military, the enforcement and the coronavirus

Prof Angelo Dube from Unisa's Department of International Law recently published a short article on the challenges of deploying the army in civilian Covid-19 policing operations from a South African perspective. Read more

Transito: The truth behind the big money robberies

Old Unisan Hennie Lochner has turned his doctoral thesis into a book on cash-in-transit heists that is sure to appeal to professional crook catchers and armchair detectives alike. Read more

It's war: How to curb unethical practices in SA

There should be "no holy cows" in the fight against corruption if the country is to win the battle against this beast, warns Dr Benni K Lekubu, Unisa's very own anti-corruption warrior. Read more

Breaking barriers on the fast track

Safia Mahomed, recently appointed Associate Professor in the College of Law's Department of Jurisprudence, is the only Unisa staff member currently involved in the DHET's Future Professors Programme, which is committed to developing the next-generation transformed professoriate.
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