The Pretoria University Law Press (PULP) held a book launch on Tuesday 4 November 2014, where seven of PULP's latest titles were introduced. PULP's third open-access online journal, the African Disablity Rights Yearbook, was also launched and can be viewed by visiting www.adry.up.ac.za.
The seven titles launched included:
- Can rights cure? The impact of human rights litigation on South Africa’s health system
– Author: Marius Pieterse - monograph
- African Disability Rights Yearbook 2014
– Editors: Charles Ngwena; Ilze Grobbelaar-du Plessis; Heléne Combrinck; Serges Djoyou Kamga – journal and open access online journal
- Promoting effective enforcement of the prohibition against corporal punishment in South African schools
–Written by Faranaaz Veriava, Commissioned by the Centre for Child Law, University of Pretoria
- Mud to bricks: A review of school infrastructure spending and delivery
- Written by Carmen Abdoll and Conrad Barberton, Economists with Cornerstone Economic Research, Commissioned by the Centre for Child Law, University of Pretoria
- Human dignity and fundamental rights in South Africa and Ireland
– Dr Anne Hughes Trinity College, Dublin - monograph
- Property law in Namibia
– Prof Sam Amoo- Acting Director - Justice Training Centre (JTC) Faculty of Law, University of Namibia - monograph
- Transformative constitutionalism: Comparing the apex courts of Brazil, India and South Africa
– Editors: Oscar Vilhena, Upendra Baxi and Frans Viljoen – collection of work from various authors'
Introductions were made by Prof Charles Fombad (Managing Editor of PULP) and guests were welcomed by Prof André Boraine (Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria). Several of the authors and editors of the publications elucidated on their manuscripts and Prof Frans Viljoen, the Director of the Centre for Human Rights concluded the launch whereafter guests were treated to a South African braai.
PULP's open-access online journals are: