A few weeks ago New York Law School held this remembrance of Nelson Mandela. The speakers – I’ll just say this about the other speakers besides me – were very interesting, and the gathering included a number of striking first-hand recollections of Nelson Mandela. If you'd like to watch a recording of the event, it's available at
And just in case you're interested, my talk begins 43 minutes in, and lasts16 minutes from there. As you’ll see, I argued that the fact that Nelson Mandela was a lawyer – as well as a revolutionary and a law-breaker – was actually very important to his overall achievements.