oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - Memories of over eighty years - Reminiscences of Melius de Villiers : part II

Volume 14 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1021-545X



In 1872 I passed the First Class Certificate in Law and Jurisprudence, corresponding to the degree of LL.B. which entitled me to admission to the bar as an Advocate of the Supreme Court. Accordingly, on the 12th of May 1872 I was so admitted. When the University of the Cape of Good Hope was established persons who had obtained the First Class Certificate in Literature and Science and the Second Class Certificate in Law and Jurisprudence were entitled to become members of that University with the degrees of M.A. and LL.B. respectively, of which fact I later on took advantage.

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