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Welcome to the Faculty of Law -
'A Global Law Faculty in Africa'

Seen from one perspective, the Faculty of Law consists of staff, students and the building. It is, however, also much more than that: It represents an idea, namely the idea of a society governed by the rule of law and not by individuals. Our Faculty pursues this idea by focusing on the law and on excellence in all divisions of jurisprudence. It is also pursued by focusing on jurists and by preparing our students to become leaders of their communities where they can promote the law and its principles effectively.  Read more...

 

 

News

Invitation: Public lecture by Navi Pillay (Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights) - 19/09/2014
From Faculty of Law

The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, cordially invites you to a public lecture by Navi Pillay.

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Participants at Round Table urge SADC member states to reconsider their decision to suspend the SADC Tribunal and adopt the new Protocol - 18/09/2014
From Faculty of Law

The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, held a Round Table to discuss the restoration of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Tribunal on 28 and 29 August 2014.

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Universities of Nairobi (Kenya) and Gaston Berger (Senegal) take the 23rd African Human Right Moot Court competition title - 10/09/2014
From Faculty of Law

The combined team from the University of Nairobi, Kenya and the Université Gaston Berger Saint-Louis du Sénégal, who argued for the Applicant are the winners of the 23rd African Human Rights Moot Court competition.The runners-up, arguing for the Respondent, are the teams from University of Pretoria, South Africa and Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Côte d'Ivoire.

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Centre for Human Rights and University of Antwerp collaborates to present the Right to Development in Africa short course - 08/09/2014
From Faculty of Law

The advanced short course titled 'The Right to Development in Africa' is the eight of ten short courses scheduled for presentation by the Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria in the current year. It ran from 25 to 29 August 2014 and was the result of a collaboration between the Centre for Human Rights at the Faculty of Law, University of Antwerp, Belgium and was supported by the Delegation of the Flemish Government in South Africa.

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Invitation: Pretoria Symposium on preventing atrocities and protecting civilians in Africa - 04/09/2014
From Faculty of Law

The Centre for Human Rights at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, invites you to the Pretoria Symposium on preventing atrocities and protecting civilians in Africa

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