PJ Schwikkard has been a Professor of Public Law at UCT since 2001. She currently teaches evidence and criminal law. Her primary research interests lie in the intersection of human rights, evidence and criminal procedure. She has written numerous articles and book chapters in this area. Professor Schwikkard is a co-author of Principles of Evidence which is currently in its 4 edition, she has written two other books and edited a further four. She has also been the lead author of a number of South African Law Reform Commission reports.