The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law

Justice Albie Sachs, Helena Kennedy

04/03/2010 4:30 pm
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Two cult figures in the fight for justice, looked back on Albie Sachs’ life-long devotion to the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. For this he paid a high price – losing both an arm and the sight in one eye in a car bomb. The role he played in drawing up the new country’s Constitution was unique and he has only just retired from its Constitutional Court.

Justice Albie Sachs

Justice Albie Sachs has just retired from being a member of the South African Constitutional Court having dedicated his life to the promoting human rights and justice in South Africa. His new book is entitled The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law.

Helena Kennedy

Helena Kennedy QC has acted in many leading legal cases, including the Brighton Bombers’ trial and the Guildford 4 appeal. A Life Peer, she has received countless awards as an indefatigable fighter for justice.

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