n South African Law Journal - In memoriam : Arthur Chaskalson : tribute

Volume 131, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0258-2503
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2177



Arthur Chaskalson, the first President of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, and Chief Justice, died in November 2012 just after his 81st birthday. His death came as a great shock, for Justice Chaskalson was always physically, morally and intellectually formidable. As one of his Constitutional Court colleagues said on learning of his unexpected passing, 'Arthur seemed indomitable'.

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