September 12, 2014

“Albie Sachs and the New South Africa”

A film screening and discussion with Justice Sachs

3:00- 5:30 p.m.

Austin Hall North

Please join us for a screening of the documentary “Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa,” followed by a discussion with Justice Sachs, the legendary judge at the Constitutional Court of South Africa, as well as 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.

This event is being organized by HLS International Legal Studies and co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program