Adam Sitze is Assistant Professor of Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought at Amherst College.
Beautifully written and engaging to read ... the book will be a significant contribution to the corpus of political, legal, and philosophical work on transitional justice and postcolonial justice more generally, will have a wide audience and is likely to reshape the field of transitional and postcolonial justice studies. -Fiona Ross, University of Cape Town [Sitze] makes an invaluable contribution to our understanding of the origins and historical location of the South African TRC and poses important questions to both scholars of transitional justice as well as scholars and practitioners of South African law and legal history. -Heinz Klug, University of Wisconsin Law School This meticulously documented work ... traces the legal and philosophical roots of South Africa's groundbreaking Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Sitze brings to light the extent to which the commission must be seen as drawing upon past legal precedent within both the context of South Africa and the broader jurisprudence of Europe. -Christopher W. Herrick, Muhlenberg College, in Choice