Albie Sachs

 
Don’t wait for a beautiful leader South Africa, rather rely on the Constitution
Don’t wait for a beautiful leader South Africa, rather rely on the Constitution
A new collection of legal and autobiographical writings by former Constitutional Court judge,
Visionary Tambo shaped our new SA
Visionary Tambo shaped our new SA
RIGHTSIf we did a paternity or maternity test on the South African Constitution, whose DNA do you think would come up? The answer is: Oliver...
Albie Sachs: Free housing, food and education were not promised in the Constitution
Albie Sachs: Free housing, food and education were not promised in the Constitution
Nowhere in the Constitution is free housing, food or education promised, retired Constitutional Court Judge Albie Sachs said on Wednesday.
Where art and activism merge
Where art and activism merge
Two remarkable events took place in the South African art world of 1989. The first was Albie Sachs’s presentation of a paper titled ...
[Podcast]Extraordinary Life: Ruth First
[Podcast]Extraordinary Life: Ruth First
Anti-apartheid activist, communist, journalist, prisoner, academic, mother and victim of assassination: Ruth First indeed led an extraordinary life.
Art collecting with Albie Sachs
Art collecting with Albie Sachs
In 1945, seven years before former Constitutional Court judge Albie Sachs joined the liberation struggle in apartheid South Africa, his appreciation for art had already bloomed. Paintings by his mother's artist friend adorned the walls of his childhood home....
Albie Sachs: 'I can't tell my son everything'
Albie Sachs: 'I can't tell my son everything'
In Mozambique in 1988, Albie Sachs was nearly killed by a car bomb. The anti-apartheid campaigner lost his right arm and was blinded in his left...
SA: It's not all that bad, says Albie Sachs
SA: It's not all that bad, says Albie Sachs
South Africa has a strong judiciary, former Constitutional Court judge Albie Sachs said on Wednesday.
Albie Sachs gets behind Barefoot Against Poverty
Albie Sachs gets behind Barefoot Against Poverty
The 75-year old human rights activist kicked off his Crocs, and the minute his feet touched the ground on the fan walk to the Cape Town Stadium, he...
The law of discovery and intuition
The law of discovery and intuition
The Strange Alchemy of life and Law by Albie Sachs (Oxford University Press)
Sachs breaks silence on Goldstone fracas
Sachs breaks silence on Goldstone fracas
The barring of United Nations Human Rights Council Judge Richard Goldstone from his grandson's bar mitzvah was profoundly sad, former Constitutional Court judge Albie Sachs said on Thursday....
Law and dogma: the illiberal elite
Law and dogma: the illiberal elite
Clumsy intensity and toothless delicacy are equal and opposite errors in constitutional law. Law is, as Judge Albie Sachs says, "congealed...

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