About Us

Speculum Juris is an open access peer-reviewed law journal published by the Nelson R Mandela School of Law at the University of Fort Hare. The journal publishes a range of well-written, original scholarly works covering a wide range of legal issues of contemporary relevance. It is published in two parts annually.The journal has been accredited by the Department of Higher Education and Training for the publication of subsidised research outputs. All articles submitted for publication are subject to anonymous peer review by experts in the relevant fields.

The articles published in the journal do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editors or of the School of Law.

Managing Editor

Prof Patrick Osode  (Professor, Department of Mercantile Law, University of Fort Hare)

Advisory Board

Hon Mr. Justice D Moseneke
Professor W T Twining
Hon Mr. Justice C M Plasket
Professor G Devenish
Professor S Liebenberg
Hon Justice Dr. W. Mutunga
Professor E Knoetze
Professor JR Midgley
Professor B.J Holden-Smith
Professor T Monsoor

Editorial Committee

Chair: Dr Nombulelo Lubisi: Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Fort Hare

Managing Editor: Prof Patrick Osode, Professor: Faculty of Law, University of Fort Hare;

Associate Editor: Dr Arthur van Coller, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Fort Hare

Associate Editor: Dr Tapiwa Shumba, Senior Lecturer: Faculty of Law, University of Fort Hare;

Associate Editor: Adv Shandukani Muthigulu-Ugoda, Lecturer: Faculty of Law, University of Fort Hare

Member: Prof Nomthandazo Ntlama, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Fort Hare

Member: Prof Enyinna Nwauche, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Fort Hare