In pictures: Albie Sachs – Albie Sachs was appointed to serve as one of 11 judges in South Africa's Constitutional Court after the country's first democratic elections in 1994. A distinguished lawyer and political activist, Sachs helped write the country's post-apartheid constitution.
In pictures: Albie Sachs – In April 1988, while living in exile in Mozambique, Sachs lost his right arm and the sight in one eye to a car bomb.
In pictures: Albie Sachs – The Constitutional Court in Johannesburg was designed to visually represent the ideas expressed in the country's new rule of law. In its facade, the name of the Court is written in all 11 of South Africa's official languages with the use of informal lettering painted in the colors of the country's flag.
In pictures: Albie Sachs – Sachs, who is now retired, lives in Clifton, Cape Town, with his wife Vanessa and young son Oliver, pictured. Sachs says he can't speak to Oliver about the horrors of apartheid.