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Department of Jurisprudence

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When you click on "About us" you will be able to access general information on the Department and the full-time members of staff of the Department and read the Department's vision and mission. An abbreviated Curriculum Vitae of each member of staff is available when you click on the staff member's name under the link "Staff".

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uBuntu - 31/07/2014
From Department of Jurisprudence

In July 2014, the Department of Jurisprudence once again hosted Prof Drucilla Cornell (Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Womenís & Gender Studies, and Comparative Literature at Rutgers University) as part of the uBuntu Project. Together with Professor Cornell, who is also Extraordinary Professor in the Department and Director of the uBuntu Project, a number of events were organised.

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'UP is a good example in the progress for positive change in South Africa' - 18/07/2014
From Department of Jurisprudence

This is according to Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs, who on 14 July launched his latest book, Albie Sachs and the Transformation in South Africa. UPís Department of Jurisprudence in the Faculty of Law, in collaboration with the uBuntu Project, were hosts to this book launch in the Musaion on the Hatfield Campus. The book has close ties with UP as it was co-written by two of our very own professors, Drucilla Cornell and Karin van Marle.

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