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Honorable Richard Goldstone on International Criminal Justice
Contact Strauss Performing Arts Center (402) 554-3427

The Goldstein Center is so excited to have the Honorable Richard Goldstone give the upcoming Goldstein Lecture on Human Rights! It is free and open to the public!

This lecture is preceded by a day long Goldstein Center Human Rights and Art Symposium: "Witness: A Symposium on the Art of Samuel Bak"

Richard J. Goldstone was a barrister in Johannesburg, South Africa for 17 years, appointed Judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, and was Chief United Nations Prosecutor in Yugoslavia and Rwanda. He has taught law at Harvard Law School, NYU Law School, Fordham Law School, and Georgetown University Law Center, among others.

Justice Goldstone has worked tirelessly as an advocate for human rights and headed the Goldstone Commission investigation into political violence in South Africa. He has received many awards for his humanitarian efforts, including the International Justice Award of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. He is an honorary President of the Human Rights Institute of the International Bar Association, has chaired UN Committees, and is author of the book for Humanity: Reflections of a War Crimes Investigator (2001).

Location Strauss Performing Arts Center 6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182