Professor Pierre de Vos, Claude Leon Foundation Chair in Constitutional Governance, was invited to deliver a paper on the limitation of rights at the third annual meeting of the Arab Association of Constitutional Lawyers, which was held on 16 and 17 October 2014 in Beirut, Lebanon
Since our début Film Festival in 2012 was such a huge success and thanks to continued Faculty participation and support, we will host it for the third time. We would like to continue to make this an annual event on the Law Faculty's calendar. Students in the Natural Resources Law and Pollution Law LLM courses will as part of their practical course work produce a short film of 7-10 minutes on a topic of their choice.
Described as "one of the world's top experts and combatants of violence against women", Associate Professor Manjoo was recently presented with the International Human Rights Award from the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation.
The Commission of Inquiry into allegations of police inefficiency in Khayelitsha and a breakdown in relations between the community and the police in Khayelitsha - known, in short, as the Khayelitsha Commission on policing - was established by the Premier of the Western Cape government in mid-2012. During the second phase of this process a number of policing experts were called to testify, including, Julie Berg of the Centre of Criminology, Prof. John Cartwright, an associate of the Centre of Criminology and Guy Lamb, Director of UCT's Safety and Violence Initiative.