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Perspectives on the Nuremberg Trial

Author: Guénaël Mettraux
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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The trial of major Nazi war criminals in Nuremberg was a landmark event in the development of modern international law, and continues to be highly influential in our understanding of international criminal law and post-conflict justice. This volume offers a unique collection of the most important essays written on the Trial, discussing the key legal, political and philosophical questions raised by the Trial both at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Perspectives on the Nuremberg Trial.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Guénaël Mettraux
ISBN: 9780199232338 0199232334 9780199232345 0199232342
OCLC Number: 166357095
Description: xxvii, 799 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The challenge of international lawlessness / Robert H. Jackson --
The law of nations and the punishment of war crimes / Hersch Lauterpacht --
The Charter of the Nuremberg Tribunal and the new principles of international law / Stefan Glaser --
The Nuernberg Trial and aggressive war / Sheldon Glueck --
Crimes against humanity / Egon Schwelb --
The judgment of Nuremberg / Georg Schwarzenberger --
The Nurnberg Trials / Thomas J. Dodd --
The Nürnberg Trial / Francis Biddle --
The Nuremberg Trial and the modern principles of international criminal law / Henri Donnedieu de Vabres --
Will the judgment in the Nuremberg Trial constitute a precedent in international law? / Hans Kelsen --
The Nuremberg Trial / Geoffrey Lawrence (Lord Oaksey) --
International legal theories evolved at Nuremberg / Norman Birkett --
The issues of the Nuremberg Trial / Herbert Wechsler --
The law of the Nuremberg Trial / Quincy Wright --
Nuremberg in retrospect : legal answer to international lawlessness / Robert H. Jackson --
The Nuremberg Trials / Telford Taylor --
The development of international criminal law after Nuremberg / Hans-Heinrich Jescheck --
Nuremberg eighteen years afterwards / Otto Kranzbuhler --
The Nuremberg Trials and the question of responsibility for aggression / A.I. Poltorak --
The Nuremberg and the Tokyo trials in retrospect / Bert V.A. Röling --
Looking back at the Nuremberg Trials with special consideration of the processes against military leaders / Hans Laternser --
Nuremberg : forty five years later / Matthew Lippman --
Nuremberg Trial : the law against war and fascism / A.M. Larin --
The law of the Nuremberg Trial : valid, dubious, outdated / Reinhard Merkel --
The "Nuremberg legacy" / M. Cherif Bassiouni --
Judicial inheritance : the value and significance of the Nuremberg Trial to contemporary war crimes tribunals / Guénaël Mettraux --
The Nuremberg Trial : landmark in law / Henry L. Stimson --
The legality of the Nuremberg Trials / Arthur L. Goodhart --
The legacies of Nuremberg / David Luban --
The question of German guilt / Karl Jaspers --
Introduction / Robert H. Jackson --
In defense of liberal show trials : Nuremberg and beyond / Mark J. Osiel.
Responsibility: edited by Guénaël Mettraux.


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