Justice Richard Goldstone H'08 to Receive MacArthur Award for International Justice

Monday, October 20, 2008

Justice Richard J. Goldstone H'08, former Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia, is being honored with the MacArthur Award for International Justice. The award given by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation provides Goldstone with $100,000 for his own work and invites him to suggest an additional $500,000 in support for non-profit organizations working on international justice issues. In April of 2008, Justice Goldstone received an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Whittier College, where he delivered the 2008 Sheldon and Betty Feinberg Lecture.