The law in your pocket

It is almost certain that at some point in your life, you will come into contact or conflict with the law. Whether you are protesting and facing potential arrest, lighting up a joint in Cape Town, or having to go to the Small Claims Court, it is important to know your rights. Most people are not legally trained however, creating a problem as most people do not have access to legal resources, or resources that are easy for non-lawyers to understand.

Not anymore.

Two innovative students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Wits University have revolutionised the way in which we can access the law, bringing it right to your pocket through their new mobile app, LegalMate.

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