Constitutional Landmarks (II): The death penalty

Mark Oppenheimer interviews judges and advocates about the court's most famous cases

Mark Oppenheimer interviews Justices of the Constitutional Court and the advocates that appeared before them about the Court's most famous cases. Justices Albie Sachs, Kate O'Regan, Johan Kriegler, and Yvonne Mokgoro feature alongside advocates Wim Trengove, Gilbert Marcus, Peter Hodes, and Salim Nakhjavani.

The second episode is The Death Penalty

In its first case, the Constitutional Court had to decide whether the death penalty was legal. Mark Oppenheimer interviews Justices Johan Kriegler and Yvonne Mokgoro, who both delivered judgments in the case. The episode also features Gilbert Marcus and Wim Trengove, who represented those facing execution.