Robert Stein ’61
Professor Emeritus
Distinguished Global Professor

Prof. Stein Publishes New Book on The Rule of Law in the 21st Century

Professor Robert Stein's newest book, The Rule of Law in the 21st Century: A Worldwide Perspective, was published Nov. 23. The book was coauthored and coedited by Stein and Richard J. Goldstone, Retired Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. The foreword to the book is written by Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States. Individual chapters are authored by: Paul A. Volcker, Former Chair, U.S. Federal Reserve Board; Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom; Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, First President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom; Chee Soon Juan, Secretary-General, Singapore Democratic Party; Essam Al Tamimi, Senior Partner, Al Tamimi & Co., Dubai; Jose Carlos Ugaz Sanchex-Moreno, Chair, Transparency International, Peru; Stephen S. Zimmerman, Director of Operations, Integrity Vice-Presidency, World Bank; Homer Moyer, FCPA Practioner, Miller & Chevalier, DC; William C. Hubbard, ABA President 2014-2015, Columbia, South Carolina; James R. Silkenat, ABA President 2013-2014, New York, New York; Hilary Heilbron, Barrister, London; Professor Michele Bratcher Goodwin, Irvine School of Law, University of California; Allison M. Whelan, Judicial Clerk, U.S. Federal Court of Appeals; Rajas Kasbekar, Attorney, Mumbai, India; Michael Maya, Director, International Bar Association North American Office. Justice Ginsburg writes in her Foreword: "What does the rule of law mean today?  That question is extensively explored in this volumn by Robert Stein and Richard Goldstone, rule of law proponents held in high regard for their knowledge, experience and wisdom.  Stein and Goldstone have enlisted as contributors to their enterprise lawyers, law professors and judges prominent in their fields--jurists well qualified to address aspects of the rule of law.  They have produced a book designed to engage and enlighten readers at home and abroad."