Peace through law

Richard J. Goldstone (left), former chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda and former justice of the South African Constitutional Court, receives the Harris Institute’s 2008 World Peace Through Law Award from Whitney R. Harris Jan. 24 at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. The World Peace Through Law Award is bestowed upon an individual who, by his or her work and writings, has considerably advanced the rule of law and thereby contributed to world peace. Established in 2006, the award recognizes individuals who have achieved great distinction in the field of international law and international relations. School of Law alumni, faculty and friends also joined Whitney and Anna Harris in celebrating the rededication of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute, which is named in honor of Harris, a philanthropist and Nuremberg prosecutor.