Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 May 2011

320 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199605774

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The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law

Albie Sachs

  • Winner of the Alan Paton Award for Non-Fiction 2010
  • Offers a uniquely frank and personal insight into the life, work and thought of an influential judge, of interest to anyone studying or thinking about law in the modern world
  • Provides an insider's perspective on many of the major social issues affecting post-Apartheid South Africa, of value to any reader interested in modern South African history
  • Includes reflections on the nature of justice and its pursuit through law, of interest to legal theorists working on abstract questions of the nature of law