n South African Law Journal - Law and Sacrifice : Towards a Post-Apartheid Theory of Law, Johan Willem Gous van der Walt : book review

Volume 124, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0258-2503
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2177



Johan van der Walt has bestowed upon the South African legal academy an immense gift. In he has demonstrated that more can be expected from South African legal academics than mere restatements of the law, the all too common 'they-do, we-do' piece of comparative jurisprudence, or even the rare article that sheds new light on well-trodden terrain. He has demonstrated that we are - or some of us are - capable of erudite and extended engagement with a complex body of . For that gift, we owe Professor Van der Walt our gratitude.

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