The Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis has
bestowed its 2015 World Peace Through Law Award on former Nuremberg
prosecutor Benjamin B. Ferencz (center).
The award recognizes individuals who have achieved distinction in international law and advanced the rule
of law and contributed to world peace. A war crimes
investigator during liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, Ferencz gathered evidence of Nazi atrocities that was later used in the
Nuremberg trials. F0r more information, visit the School of Law website.