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Wednesday, 27 August 2014

IMEL Environmental Law Film Festival (2014)

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.

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Violence against women and girls a human rights violation, says UCT academic

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.

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Criminology Staff Testify at the Khayelitsha Commission

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.

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IMEL Students Spend the Day at the Soetwater Nature Reserve

During the second teaching block of the LLM Environmental Law Programme, the Principles of Environmental Law Students enjoyed a fieldtrip to the Soetwater Nature Reserve and Conference centre situated near Cape Point.

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