Parliament Honours Former Chief Justice

South Africa's parliament has paid tribute to former chief justice and defence lawyer for Nelson Mandela, Arthur Chaskalson. He died after a battle with leukaemia.

Arthur Chaskalson.

  • South Africa:  Memorial Service for Late Judge

    SAnews.gov.za, 4 December 2012

    The official memorial service for the late former President of the Constitutional Court and Chief Justice, Arthur Chaskalson, will take place on Wednesday at the Johannesburg City ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson to Receive State Funeral

    SAnews.gov.za, 3 December 2012

    The late former President of the Constitutional Court and Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson will be granted a Special Official Funeral, the Presidency said. read more »

  • South Africa:  ANC Statement On the Passing On of Justice Arthur Chaskalson (press release)

    South African Press Association, 3 December 2012

    The African National Congress is at pains in expressing its loss with the passing on today of the former Chief Justice and former President of the Constitutional Court of South ... read more »

  • Namibia:  Constitution Part of Chaskalson's Legacy

    The Namibian, 3 December 2012

    FORMER South African Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson, who has died at the age of 81, leaves behind an enduring legacy in Namibia in the form of the country’s Constitution. read more »

  • South Africa:  Zuma Saddened By Former Chief Justice, Chaskalson Death

    SAnews.gov.za, 2 December 2012

    President Jacob Zuma has learned with great sadness of the passing away of former President of the Constitutional Court and former Chief Justice, Arthur Chaskalson. read more »

  • South Africa:  Justice Minister Issues Message of Condolence (press release)

    South African Government, 1 December 2012

    It is with great sadness to learn of the passing-on of South Africa's legal legend, Justice Arthur Chaskalson, following a short illness, earlier today, 1 December 2012. read more »

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