College of Law

The department of Jurisprudence in Unisa’s College of Law at SALRC annual awards ceremony

Dr Nzumbululo Silas Siphuma, a senior lecturer in the Department of Jurisprudence in Unisa’s College of Law, deep commitment to help students to archive academic excellence earned Unisa College of Law awards at the 2018 South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) Annual Legal Essay Writing Competition. Read more

We need equity not equality

"Democracy is when the will of the people, including the poor, marginalised and those with disabilities, find expression in government policies and equal distribution of its resources," says Unisa's Mo-Afrika Kodisang Bokaba.
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The military, the enforcement and the coronavirus

Prof Angelo Dube from Unisa's Department of International Law recently published a short article on the challenges of deploying the army in civilian Covid-19 policing operations from a South African perspective. Read more

Transito: The truth behind the big money robberies

Old Unisan Hennie Lochner has turned his doctoral thesis into a book on cash-in-transit heists that is sure to appeal to professional crook catchers and armchair detectives alike. Read more

It's war: How to curb unethical practices in SA

There should be "no holy cows" in the fight against corruption if the country is to win the battle against this beast, warns Dr Benni K Lekubu, Unisa's very own anti-corruption warrior. Read more

Breaking barriers on the fast track

Safia Mahomed, recently appointed Associate Professor in the College of Law's Department of Jurisprudence, is the only Unisa staff member currently involved in the DHET's Future Professors Programme, which is committed to developing the next-generation transformed professoriate.
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Sensitising, conscientising and engaging post Covid-19

From Street Law to Community Safety Networks, from Electoral Dispute Resolution to student debates and seminars, and many other fully functioning projects, Unisa's College of Law's community engagement is well suited to take legal knowledge to the people. Read more

Why does racism prevail? Leading scholars apply their minds

There are, scientifically, no human races. How did race come to have this power and this durability, asks Barney Pityana, Professor Emeritus of Law, Unisa. Read more

Behind the scenes at one of SA's largest online exams

On 12 June 2020, Unisa reached yet another milestone in meeting the challenge of Covid-19 when close on 27 000 students in the College of Law successfully sat for an online examination. Read more

SRC member Lindani Nkomo graduates

This advocate for human rights, who received his Bachelor of Commerce in Law degree in March, is dedicated to serving Unisa's international students across the globe. Read more