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Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law

  • Livre Relié
  • 392 Nombre de pages
Informationen zum Autor Michael Bazyler is Professor of Law and The 1939 Society Scholar in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies at ... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Michael Bazyler is Professor of Law and The 1939 Society Scholar in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies at the Fowler School of Law, Chapman University. He is the author of Holocaust Justice: The Battle for Restitution in America's Courts (2003), Holocaust Restitution: Perspective on the Litigation and its Legacy (co-authored with Roger Alford, 2006), Forgotten Trials of the Holocaust (co-authored with Frank Tuerkheimer,2014), and numerous articles on international human rights law. He has testified before Congress and his writings have been cited by the United States Supreme Court. Klappentext This book examines the background of the Holocaust and genocide through the prism of the law; the criminal and civil prosecution of the Nazis and their collaborators for Holocaust-era crimes; and contemporary attempts to criminally prosecute perpetrators for the crime of genocide. It provides the history of the Holocaust as a legal event, and sets out how genocide has become known as the "crime of crimes" under both international law and in populardiscourse. Vorwort Winner of the 2016 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Holocaust Zusammenfassung This book examines the background of the Holocaust and genocide through the prism of the law; the criminal and civil prosecution of the Nazis and their collaborators for Holocaust-era crimes; and contemporary attempts to criminally prosecute perpetrators for the crime of genocide. It provides the history of the Holocaust as a legal event, and sets out how genocide has become known as the "crime of crimes" under both international law and in populardiscourse.

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Winner of the 2016 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Holocaust

Auteur
Michael Bazyler is Professor of Law and The 1939 Society Scholar in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies at the Fowler School of Law, Chapman University. He is the author of Holocaust Justice: The Battle for Restitution in America's Courts (2003), Holocaust Restitution: Perspective on the Litigation and its Legacy (co-authored with Roger Alford, 2006), Forgotten Trials of the Holocaust (co-authored with Frank Tuerkheimer, 2014), and numerous articles on international human rights law. He has testified before Congress and his writings have been cited by the United States Supreme Court.

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This book examines the background of the Holocaust and genocide through the prism of the law; the criminal and civil prosecution of the Nazis and their collaborators for Holocaust-era crimes; and contemporary attempts to criminally prosecute perpetrators for the crime of genocide. It provides the history of the Holocaust as a legal event, and sets out how genocide has become known as the "crime of crimes" under both international law and in popular discourse.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law
Sous-titre: A Quest for Justice in a Post-Holocaust World
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Code EAN: 9780195395693
ISBN: 978-0-19-539569-3
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Oxford University Press
Genre: Généralités et lexiques
nombre de pages: 392
Poids: 696g
Taille: H239mm x B175mm x T26mm
Année: 2016