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Richard Goldstone
Bacon-Kilkenny Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law

Fordham University School of Law
33 West 60th Street
New York, NY 10023-7905
Telephone: 646.312.8759
Office: Room 215

Respected and honored the world over for his pioneering work in international human rights, including in his native South Africa, Justice Goldstone returns for his third visiting appointment at Fordham Law this fall.


  • Chairperson, United Nations Human Rights Council Fact-Finding Mission on Gaza Conflict
  • Chairperson, International Task Force on Terrorism, International Bar Association
  • Chairperson, International Independent Inquiry on Kosovo
  • Chief Prosecutor, International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda
  • Justice, Constitutional Court of South Africa
  • Chairperson, Standing Commission of Inquiry Regarding Public Violence and Intimidation, South Africa
  • Judge, Appellate Division, Supreme Court, South Africa
  • Senior Counsel and Judge, Transvaal Supreme Court
  • Advocate, Johannesburg Bar


  • B.A./LL.B., cum laude, University of the Witwatersrand