Nariman To Get Justice Prize
Fali S Nariman, member PUCL, Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court, has
been selected by a distinguished seven member panel of experts from as
many countries to receive the 2002 Justice Prize of the Peter Gruber Foundation
for his significant contributions in the area of justice, thus furthering
its cause as delivered through the legal system.
He will receive a cash prize of US$150,000 and a gold medal when the awards
is presented to him on September 22, 2002 in Richmond, US, the birthplace
of John Marshall, the first Chief Justice of the United States.
The advisory board that selected Fali Nariman for the award comprised
an international panel of jurists from countries like Morocco, France,
Canada, the United States, India, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.
Former Chief Justice P.N. Bhagwati who is presently the chairman of the
Human Rights Commission of the United Nations represented India.
The Justice Prize is an international award given without respect to nationality,
race gender, ethnicity, or religious creed.
The prize recognizes a person or an entity that has promoted and enhanced
justice and respect for the rights and yearnings of all mankind",
says the advisory board.