School of Law

Ms Angela D Crocker

Telephone: +27 31 260 1448
Email crockera@ukzn.ac.za
Campus: Howard College
Building & Room: HC Building – Suite G, 1st Floor

Biography:

Ms Angela Crocker is a lecturer in the field of Teaching Legal Skills and Computerised Research Skills at the School of Law. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree (BSc), Bachelors of Law degree (LLB) as well as a Masters in Law degree (LLM) which she obtained cum laude from the University of Natal. Crocker is an admitted Attorney of the High Court, South Africa. Her research interests are Environmental Law and Computer-aided learning.

Academic Qualifications:

  • BSc LLB (Natal)
  • LLM (cum laude) (Natal)

Professional Qualifications

  • Attorney of the High Court of South Africa

Research Interests:

  • Teaching Legal Skills
  • Environmental Law and Computer-aided learning

Publications

Articles
  • Angela Crocker “Blended learning: A new approach to legal teaching in South African law schools” 2006 Journal for Juridical Science Volume 31 Number 2 at pages 1 to 25.
  • Angela Crocker and Stephen Peté “Letting Go of the Lash: The Extraordinary Tenacity and Prolonged Decline of Judicial Corporal Punishment in Britain and its Former Colonies in Africa (Part 1)” 2007 Obiter Volume 28 Number 2 at pages 271 to 290.
  • Angela Crocker and Stephen Peté “Letting Go of the Lash: The Extraordinary Tenacity and Prolonged Decline of Judicial Corporal Punishment in Britain and its Former Colonies in Africa (Part 2)” 2007 Obiter Volume 28 Number 3 at pages 465 to 501.
  • Angela Crocker and Stephen Peté “Cutting the Cane: A Comparative Analysis of the Struggle to Banish Corporal Punishment from Schools in Britain and South Africa (Part 1)” 2009 Obiter Volume 30 Number 1 at pages 44 to 62.
  • Angela Crocker and Stephen Peté “Cutting the Cane: A Comparative Analysis of the Struggle to Banish Corporal Punishment from Schools in Britain and South Africa (Part 2)” 2009 Obiter Volume 30 Number 2 at pages 224 to 242.
  • Angela Crocker and Stephen Peté “Apartheid in the food: An overview of the diverse social meanings attached to food and its consumption within South African prisons during the colonial and apartheid periods (Part 1)” 2010 Fundamina Volume 16 Number 2 at pages 86 to 97.
  • Angela Crocker and Stephen Peté “Apartheid in the food: An overview of the diverse social meanings attached to food and its consumption within South African prisons during the colonial and apartheid periods (Part 2)” 2011 Fundamina Volume 17 Number 1 at pages 112 to 124.
  • Crocker A, Pete S, Ancient Rituals and their place in the Modern World: Culture, Masculinity and the Killing of Bulls – Part One, Obiter (2012) Vol 33 2 p278.
  • Crocker A, Pete S, Ancient Rituals and their place in the Modern World: Culture, Masculinity and the Killing of Bulls – Part Two, Obiter (2012) Vol 33 3.
  • Crocker A, Palmer R, The Payment of Trust Account Interest: The Ethical Duties of Attorneys Towards Their Clients, and the Implications of the New Legal Practice Bill, Obiter (2012) Vol 33 2 p345.
  • Crocker, A and Pete, S “Cultural Identity, Tradition, and the Ritual Killing of Bulls – A Note on a Recent Decision of the French Constitutional Council on the Legality of Bullfighting” Obiter (2013) 34 (2) 305-315.
  • Crocker A, Pete S, “Reflections on the Concept of Sustainable Development in the Context of Developing Economies: Three Cautionary Tales – Part One” to be published in SAJELP (2015) 20 (1).
  • Crocker A, Pete S, “Reflections on the Concept of Sustainable Development in the Context of Developing Economies: Three Cautionary Tales – Part Two” to be published in SAJELP (2015) 20 (2).
Conference Papers:
  • Developing a Strategy for Online Learning in South African Law Schools: the Legal Method Module Case Study, Ed-Media 2004: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, June 21-26, 2004, Lugano, Switzerland.
  • “Letting Go Of The Lash: The Extraordinary Tenacity and Prolonged Decline of Judicial Corporal Punishment in Britain and Its Former Colonies in Africa” presented with Stephen Pete at the conference of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and Humanities in San Francisco on 28 March 2008.
  • “Apartheid in the food – an overview of the diverse social meanings attached to food and its consumption within South African prisons during the colonial and apartheid periods” presented with Stephen Pete at the conference of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and Humanities at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island on 19 March 2010.
  • “Ancient rituals and their place in the modern world: Culture, masculinity and the killing of bulls” presented with Stephen Pete at the conference of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and Humanities at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada on 11 March 2011.
Books
  • Becoming a Lawyer: Fundamental Skills for Law Students, 2nd ed. with co-author Robin Palmer: LexisNexis: 2007.
  • Becoming a Lawyer: Fundamental Skills for Law Students, 1st ed. with co-authors Robin Palmer and Michael Kidd: Butterworths Publishers: 2003.