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The State vs Oscar Pistorius bigger than the Fifa World Cup
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 12 Mar 2014

The State vs Oscar Pistorius, which started on 3 March 2014, arouses more interest than the Fifa World Cup, according to figures released by media monitoring group Data Driven Insight. South Africans are referring to it as their 'trial of the century'. Academics from the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, share their expertise by participating in broadcasting panels that attract huge local and international audiences.

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Prof David Bamford enlightens Master's students on developments and trends in international civil law procedure
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 07 Jun 2013

The Master’s students in Civil Litigation from the Faculty of Law had the privilege to attend presentations by Prof David Bamford from Flinders University in Southern Australia last week.

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New Head for Department Procedural Law
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 27 Jul 2012

Prof Rian Cloete has been appointed as Head of the Department Procedural Law.

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Thea Illsley from the Department of Procedural Law attended the 24th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Reform of the Criminal Law
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 24 Mar 2012

During August 2011, Thea Illsley attended the 24th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Reform of the Criminal Law in Ottawa, Canada.

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E-tolling might create legal problems
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 23 Mar 2012

Prof Wium de Villiers from the Department of Procedural Law is quoted as saying he believes there will be legal problems with both systems, with non-payment offences having to be heard in the courts that have jurisdiction in a particular area.

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Courts had to consider many aspects when granting bail to suspects.
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 23 Mar 2012

Worker shot for being late fears for life - Professor Wium de Villiers from the Department Procedural Law said the courts had to consider many aspects when granting bail to suspects.

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UP press highlights for 1 September 2010
Posted on 02 Sep 2010

KYKNET: Bees Roux bail amount.

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Consumer Finance Post-Apartheid: The South African Experience
Posted on 07 Dec 2009

From 20 to 21 November 2009, four staff members from the Faculty of Law, namely, Professors André Boraine and Melanie Roestoff, Mr Franciscus Haupt and Ms Hermie Coetzee, were speakers at a conference on Consumer Finance Post-Apartheid: The South African Experience.

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