Rule of Law: A memoir & biography
by Glynnis Breytenbach
Over a legal career spanning 26 years, advocate Glynnis Breytenbach earned a reputation as one of the country‰ۡó»s most formidable state prosecutors, her infamous stare piercing the defences of many. Now a member of parliament and the Democratic Alliance‰ۡó»s shadow minister for justice, Glynnis finally shares how her life in and out of court shaped her into the outspoken, sometimes hard-headed, always principled woman she is, and the public figure she never wanted to be.
In̴Ì_Rule of Law, Glynnis provides personal commentary on the evolution and importance of an independent judiciary in South Africa, and explains why the rule of law is critical to the foundation and the future of the country. Her account offers fascinating insights, a critical analysis of some of South Africa‰ۡó»s recent legal and political cliffhangers, and a suggestion as to how the law can help us find a way forward as a country.
Title: Rule of Law
Author/s: Glynnis Breytenbach, Nechama Brodie
Paperback, 259 pages