• Sep 12, 2014

Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs & the New South Africa

  • 3:00 - 5:30 pm
  • Austin Hall North, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Documentary screening followed by a discussion with Justice Sachs and the filmmaker Abby Ginzberg

Albie Sachs served for 15 years as a Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and has played a prominent role in the country’s struggle for justice. An anti-apartheid activist, Justice Sachs was exiled for 23 years and survived an assassination attempt. He is the recipient of the inaugural Tang Prize for Rule of Law.

Sponsored by the Harvard Law School International Legal Studies Program in cooperation with the Harvard Law School Project on Disability, the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, the Human Rights Program, and Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African & African American Research.