The Legal Profession and the TRC: A Study of a Tense Relationship

The Legal Profession and the TRC: A Study of a Tense Relationship

The subsequent report examines questions relating to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The research relies on documentary analysis in combination with 12 interviews involving important members of the different segments of the South African legal profession. Key materials included the submissions to the draft legislation, the submissions to the special legal hearing and the different judgements in regard to the TRC.


Heidy Rombouts
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Heidy Rombouts is a former Research Intern in the Transition and Reconciliation Programme at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation. She holds a PhD in social and political sciences from the University of Antwerp. She holds a master's degree in law and a master's degree in sociology from the KU Leuven.

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