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Johann van der Westhuizen is a former judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. Before his judicial appointment, he was a professor at the University of Pretoria Faculty of Law and the founding director of its Centre for Human Rights.

The Honourable
Justice of the Constitutional Court
In office
2004 – January 2016
Appointed by President Thabo Mbeki
Judge of the High Court of South Africa
Appointed by President Thabo Mbeki
Personal details
Born (1952-05-26) 26 May 1952 (age 64)
Windhoek, Namibia
Alma mater University of Pretoria

Johann van der Westhuizen (born 26 May 1952 in Windhoek, Namibia) is a former judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. Before his judicial appointment, he was a professor at the University of Pretoria Faculty of Law and the founding director of its Centre for Human Rights.

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JSC interview of Adv C J Van Der Westhuizen SC for the Gauteng High Court (Judges Matter)

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"The Faith of the Roman Officer" - Johan van der Westhuizen

Sermon by Rev. Johan van der Westhuizen Sunday, March the 2nd, 2014 San Marcos Church, Santiago, Chile.