Obituary: Arthur Chaskalson

2012-12-03 00:00

FORMER chief justice Arthur Chaskalson died in Johannesburg at the age 81 on December 1. He was diagnosed with leukaemia last week and immediately admitted to hospital.

He later left a very successful legal practice to become a human rights lawyer, helping to establish the Legal Resources Centre, a non-profit organisation seeking to use the law to pursue justice and human rights around South Africa. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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