BBC Home
Explore the BBC
BBC News
Launch consoleBBC NEWS CHANNEL
In pictures: South African lawyer

Another public prosecutor I work closely with is Leisha Surendra. We were at university together and often sit down to discuss tricky cases together.

She feels there have been really positive changes in recent years - both in the courts and in society.

But the justice system changes slowly and in terms of race there is still a long way to go. For example, just recently a judge gave a white man convicted of killing a black man the option of paying a fine rather than serving a jail sentence.

Click below for more images
BACK 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 NEXT


Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific