College of Law

Lekgotla and traditional dispute resolution under the research lens

In a recent article, the College of Law's Macdonald Rammala discusses interesting research conclusions regarding the interrelations between lekgotla and idiomatic expressions in the process of traditional dispute resolution in communities. Read more

Just do it!

Dianne Gibson recently graduated with an LLB degree at Unisa after 28 years on a completely different career path. She advises people of all ages to follow their dreams without letting any limitations stand in their way. Read more

From a cleaner to an LLB graduate

Starting as a cleaner and ultimately graduating with an LLB degree from Unisa, Lavhelasi Ramudingane shares the story of how he rewrote his life. Read more

Unisa’s College of Law on a mission to create extensive community engagement relations

The college, through its Community Engagement Portfolio, has embarked on an extensive mission to broaden its community engagement reach across South Africa’s nine provinces. Read more

Unisa law student and alumnus excels in essay-writing competition

Donald Kubayi’s essay arguing that criminals increasingly use social media for the recruitment of victims, clients and service providers took him to the runner-up spot in the South African Law Reform Commission’s Justice Pius Langa legal essay-writing competition for 2021 Read more

Unisa participates in high level discussions on anti-corruption education in institutions of higher learning

The anti-corruption workshop, which Unisa participated in, provided an opportunity for BRICS university lecturers to teach anti-corruption and integrity-related courses, and share their experiences and approaches. Read more

KZN Regional Moot Court Competition round-up

The Unisa Law Clinic hosted the KwaZulu-Natal Regional Moot Court Competition to bridge the gap between theory and practice, and for participants to display their litigation skills after proper training. Read more

Motivated to change stereotypes about police officers

Mbali Rose Ngaleka's Facebook post celebrating her Unisa BA Policing Science degree recently topped the trends list, igniting inspiration countrywide and leaving many young people, police officers especially, determined to pursue their studies. Read more

Unisa tax guru takes stock of the SADC's tax landscape

'With the decline in economic activity and in commodity prices due to the impact of COVID-19, government revenues in our region are expected to fall drastically,' said Professor Puseletso Letete during her recent inaugural lecture. Read more

Critically engaging with the identities of "man" and "animal"

Prof Jan-Harm de Villiers from Unisa's Department of Jurisprudence was awarded the 2020 Principal's Prize for Excellence in Research. His project foregrounds the challenges accompanying the utilisation of law in service of animal liberation. Read more