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Justice Richard Goldstone Receives MacArthur Award for International Justice

MacArthur honored Justice Richard Goldstone, former Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia, with the MacArthur Award for International Justice. Read More

MacArthur Award for International Justice

By Invitation Only Schedule of Events 4:15 p.m. Panel discussion (see below) on “The Legacy of the International Criminal Tribunals in National and International Systems” 6:30 p.m. Reception 7:30 p.m ... Read More
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International Justice Takes Root

A short film by Skylight Pictures honoring Justice Richard Goldstone as the recipient of the MacArthur Award for International Justice.

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Nigerian State Introduces Coroner’s Legislation

Based on efforts by MacArthur grantee Access to Justice, officials in the Nigerian state of Anambra will introduce legislation to require a coroner’s inquest into suspicious deaths. Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to Address Juvenile Life Sentences

The U.S. Supreme Court has accepted two cases from Florida that address whether sentencing juveniles to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole violates the Constitution’s prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment. Both petitions ... Read More

International Conference on “The Soul of the New Machine: Human Rights, Technology & New Media”

This international conference seeks to provide a space for leading thinkers, civil society members, activists, programmers, and entrepreneurs to imagine, discover, share, solve, connect and act together. The conference focuses on two areas of justice and ... Read More
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MacArthur Announces 2009 Winners of Award for Creative & Effective Nonprofits

MacArthur announced that eight organizations in five countries will receive the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at International Criminal Justice Symposium: “Bearing Witness to Atrocity”

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton marks the fourth and final event in a series of colloquia on international justice to mark MacArthur’s thirtieth anniversary. Read More

Nigerian Government Adopts Police Reforms

The Nigerian government recently issued a white paper that adopts the recommendations of the Presidential Committee on Police Reform, many of which were backed by MacArthur grantees in Nigeria. The government agreed to mainstream the community ... Read More

Coroner Inquest Results in Indictment of Nigerian Police Inspector

Based on efforts by MacArthur grantee Access to Justice, a Nigerian police inspector was recently indicted for failing to uphold Lagos State’s Coroner Systems Law at the State’s first coroner’s inquest. Adopted in ... Read More