The Department of Public Law welcomed Hiroshige Fujii from November 2016 to March 2017 who is a member of the United Nations University Global Leadership Training Programme in Africa (2016-2017) and a Ph.D. Candidate (Human Security) in the University of Tokyo, Japan. Prior to starting his Ph.D., he earned an Advanced LL.M specialized in International Criminal Law at Grotius Centre, Leiden University, the Netherlands.
The DGRU, AfricanLII and Saflii are proud to announce the launch of a joint project - Pocket Law - An offline, updatable resource of legal information. After a year spent developing and perfecting pocket law, we finally launched Pocket Law to the Faculty of Law staff at UCT, on the 24th May 2016.
A few Public Law staff members was actively busy participating in public talks, conferences and seminar during late November 2015 to February 2016.
On January 14th 2016, Professor Pierre de Vos delivered a lecture on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) rights in South Africa at Case Western Reserve School of Law in Cleveland.