Richard J. Goldstone - "International Criminal Courts: Peace v. Justice."

10/15/2005 - 9:00am

The Honorable Richard J. Goldstone, former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, who presented and discussed "International Criminal Courts: Peace v. Justice." at the Tam Alumni Center.

Drawing from his various experiences e.g. as prosecutor of human rights violations (Yugoslavia and Rwanda), his knowledge of the South African "truth and reconciliation" approach, and his knowledge of many other human rights violations throughout history and around the world, Judge Goldstone discussed tensions and challenges relating to the prosecution of human rights violators, or the choice of a more reconciliatory approach.