Prof Beatri Kruger
Research Fellow
FS Centre for Human Rights
Public Law
IB 81
051 4012108

Short CV

Advocate of the High Court of South Africa Qualifications: * B.Artium (Law) 1977 UFS (cum laude) * LL.B 1980 UFS (cum laude) * LL.M 2002 UFS (cum laude) Work experience: * Prosecutor 1979-1985 Bloemfontein, Grahamstown. * Magistrate 1986 Botshabelo * Lecturer 1988-1990 Bloemfontein College * Senior Lecturer Criminal and Medical Law at University of the Free State (2000 -currently) *  LL.D 2011 UFS 

Publications (Short List)


2001 Impact of the Constitution on the South African Criminal Law sphere – Journal for Juridical Science 2001(3): 116-135.

2002 Getuiebeskerming in Suid Afrika: enkele aspekte rakende die praktiese werking daarvan. Co-author Journal for Juridical Science 2001(3):78-96.

2004 “Addressing domestic violence: to what extent does the law provide effective measures?” Journal for Juridical Science 2004 29(1):152-173.

2006 “Sexual Offences Courts: Better justice for children?” Co-authors: JM Reyneke + HB Kruger Journal for Juridical Science 2006 31(2):73-107.

2008 "Sexual Offences Courts in South Africa: quo vadis?" Co-authors: HB Kruger + JM Reyneke Journal for Juridical Science 2008 33(2):32-75.


2004 Tshepong Centre- centre of renewed hope. News and Views for Magistrates. 2004 (April):4-5.

2009 Kruger HB & Reyneke JM Blueprint complaint sexual offences courts: advantages for the child victim Sexual Offences Bulletin (2008/2009) 8:83-88.

Area(s) of Interest

Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Sexual Offences, Children`s Rights, Human trafficking

Courses Presented

Criminal Law - undergraduate and post graduate - SFR214;  SFR414;  SFR424;  RSK424;  SFR701 AND SFR791



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