Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law

NWU professor appointed as High Court judge

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Prof Elmarie van der Schyff of the Faculty of Law has been appointed as a judge in the Gauteng Division of the High Court after President Cyril Ramaphosa signed off on her appointment this week.

NWU Law Faculty hosts gala dinner

The North West University’s (NWU) Faculty of Law recently hosted an extravagant gala event in Potchefstroom, with students, staff, alumni and stakeholders celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, among others.

As the court pleases – third-year Mahikeng students triumphant in mock trials

A team of third-year students from the Faculty of Law on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng is this year’s winner in the popular annual NWU Juta Mock Trial competition that took place in Potchefstroom on 20 August.

NWU-Juta mock trials: It is time for the scales of justice to tip

The exciting final of the annual North-West University (NWU) mock trials, hosted by the Faculty of Law with the support of Juta, will take place on 20 August at the Sanlam Auditorium on the campus in Potchefstroom.

Amberley, an angel in disguise

A guardian angel is defined as an angel believed to protect a particular person, for instance from danger or error, and that is exactly what two-year-old Labrador Amberley is to her owner, Lindi Opperman.

Adv Thuli Madonsela awarded NWU honorary doctorate

On 23 May 2019, the North-West University (NWU) rewarded an experienced and well-respected individual in the field of law for the enormous role she has played in promoting democracy in South Africa, with the promotion of good governance and accountability being her first priority.

Full accreditation for NWU’s LLB

The management of the North-West University (NWU) is pleased with the recent announcement by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) that the NWU Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme has received full accreditation. The CHE’s response bears relation to the submission of the NWU Progress Report submitted to them in October 2018.

Jeanne-Mari graduates against all odds

Graduations are memorable milestones in the lives of students who have put in the late nights, time and energy to move one step closer to their dreams and Jeanne-Mari Viviers has proven to be an inspiration for all.

NWU’s Faculty of Law marches for the rights of children

More than 200 people participated in the North-West University’s (NWU’s) awareness march to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Bill of Rights and the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

Faculty of Law celebrates Bill of Rights and Convention on the Rights of the Child

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Law will host several events throughout 2019 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Bill of Rights and the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).