Richard J. Goldstone
Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Office: Room 215
Richard Goldstone is globally recognized for his contributions to the field of international human rights. He is a former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and the former Chief Prosecutor of the United Nations International War Crimes Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. Justice Goldstone is chairing the Independent Panel on the International Criminal Court Judicial Elections and is the co-chair of the Rule of Law Action Group established by the International Bar Association. Justice Goldstone has received several international awards; in 2009 he was awarded the MacArthur Foundation Award for International Justice. He currently teaches at Fordham University Law School, where he received a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, the highest honor awarded by Fordham University. He is an honorary member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New and a Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Justice Goldstone received his B.A./ LL.B. , cum laude, from the
University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.