UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG

Welcome to the Centre for Applied Legal Studies

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OUR VISION
- The dismantling of systemic harm; 
- The meaningful implementation of human rights; and  
- A rigorous dedication to justice

OUR MISSION
- To use the law to implement and protect the human rights of individuals; 
- To facilitate the speedy development of a politically and economically just and sustainable society;
- Through a combination of litigation, advocacy and research, to challenge systems of power and act on behalf of the vulnerable; 
- To act with courage against impunity

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