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University of the Witwatersrand Alumni: Harry Schwarz, Richard Goldstone, Teresa Heinz, Jillian Becker, Cecil Skotnes, Dennis Brutus, Joe Slovo Books LLC

University of the Witwatersrand Alumni: Harry Schwarz, Richard Goldstone, Teresa Heinz, Jillian Becker, Cecil Skotnes, Dennis Brutus, Joe Slovo

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Published August 17th 2011
ISBN : 9781155602981
Paperback
148 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 57. Chapters: Richard Goldstone, Jani Allan, Helen Zille, Harry Schwarz, David Goldblatt, Teresa Heinz, JillianMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 57. Chapters: Richard Goldstone, Jani Allan, Helen Zille, Harry Schwarz, David Goldblatt, Teresa Heinz, Jillian Becker, Cecil Skotnes, Dennis Brutus, Tingye Li, Joe Slovo, Charles Kimberlin Brain, Thomas John Bisika, Aaron Klug, Lewis Wolpert, Lulama Xingwana, Heather Ford, Ernest Fleischmann, Hugo Dummett, Ann Pettifor, Gavin Hood, Lauren Liebenberg, Natan Gamedze, Cornelis de Kiewiet, Barbara Hogan, Margaret H. Marshall, Michiel Daniel Overbeek, Christopher Hope, Sydney Kentridge, Gordon Schachat, Lionel Bryer, Dan Mokonyane, Sandra Fredman, Fatima Hajaig, Aziz Pahad, Winfried Bischoff, Beric Skews, Ismail Mahomed, Harry Bloom, Raymond Wacks, Ivan Glasenberg, Koos du Plessis, Michael Stevenson, Priscilla Kincaid-Smith, Michael Bear, Sicelo Shiceka, Giles Henderson, Bruce Read Evans, Marlene Behrmann, Michael Skapinker, Aggrey Klaaste, George Alfred Swartz, Usutuaije Maamberua, Mark Haggan, Max Price, Hafeni Ndemula, Tom Alweendo. Excerpt: Richard Joseph Goldstone (born October 26, 1938) is a South African former judge. After working for 17 years as a commercial lawyer, he was appointed by the South African government to serve on the Transvaal Supreme Court from 1980 to 1989 and the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of South Africa from 1990 to 1994. He was one of several liberal judges who issued key rulings that undermined apartheid from within the system by tempering the worst effects of the countrys racial laws. Among other important rulings, Goldstone made the Group Areas Act - under which non-whites were banned from living in whites only areas - virtually unworkable by restricting evictions. As a result, prosecutions under the act virtually ceased. During the transition from apartheid to multiracial democracy in the early 1990s, he headed the influential Goldstone Commission investigations into political violence ...