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Law and the Holocaust

course materials

by Kristen Rundle

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKristen Rundle
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 349 p. ;
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26455909M
    OCLC/WorldCa272312113

    The Holocaust is a well-written, well-researched and eminently readable book that ought to be read by all who seek to understand this most evil of events. The importance of its contribution is best articulated by the author himself, who in the final lines writes that: ‘although the contents of the book [ ] are distressing, I believe it is.   The Holocaust and the Book examines this bleak chapter in the history of printing, reading, censorship, and libraries. Topics include the development of Nazi censorship policies, the celebrated library of the Vilna ghetto, the confiscation of books from the Sephardic communities in Rome and Salonika, the experience of reading in the ghettos and.

    Holocaust and Law One of the most interesting courses offered at the Faculty of Law is entitled Holocaust and Law, taught by Attorney Aryeh Barnea. We met the lecturer to discuss the fascinating connection between the Holocaust, the law, morality, and the role of the legal expert. -Yuval Simhi-. In , the European Union approved legislation that made Holocaust denial a crime punishable by up to three years in prison, but also gave individual countries the option to not enforce the law Author: Felicity Capon.

    East West Street By Philippe Sands (Penguin Random House, ) Professor Sands’ book focuses on two foundational architects of international human rights law, Rafael Lemkin and Hersch Lauterpacht, in the context of the Holocaust and subsequent Nuremburg prosecutions.   Holocaust, Genocide and the Law is an important book. It drives home the realisation that the institution of law was deeply complicit in the ascent of the Nazi regime and the perpetration of the Holocaust, and it gives an exhaustive overview of the institutions and legal proceedings for which the Holocaust was a conditio sine qua : Daniël Hogers.


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We also have educational games, greeting cards, and more. Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law A Quest for Justice in a Post-Holocaust World Michael Bazyler.

Winner of the National Jewish Book Award in the category of Holocaust; Analyzes the background of the Holocaust and genocide through the prism of the law; Sets out the legal stories of the most significant criminal trials related to the.

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The book is very well-written, meticulously researched, and well-organized: it reads like a book, something one can rarely say these days about academic by: The involvement of Vichy France with Nazi Law and the Holocaust book efforts to exterminate Europe's Jews has long been a source of debate and contention.

At a time when France is taking more responsibility for its role in the deportation and murder of 75, of its Jewish citizens, Richard Weisberg here provides a comprehensive and devastating account of the French legal system's3/5.

Much of contemporary law has a direct connection to the Holocaust. That connection, however, is seldom acknowledged in legal texts and has never been the subject of a full-length work. 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 Author: Michael Bazyler.

CHICAGO, Nov. 1, — With the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht only days away, the American Bar Association has released a historical and timely rule-of-law book that details how one government – Nazi Germany – systematically undermined fair and just law through humiliation, degradation and legislation leading to expulsion of Jewish lawyers and jurists from the legal profession.

The Holocaust was carried out under these laws, so from the practical point of view of someone in Germany or German-occupied countries at the time the Holocaust was legal. The concept of Crimes Against Humanity had originated during WW1 with the Armenian Genocide, so the idea that genocide was an illegal act under international law was already.

The book also compares Vichy experience to American legal precedents and practices and opens up the possibility that postmodern modes of thinking ironically adopt the complexity of Vichy reasoning to a host of reading and thinking strategies.

Vichy Law and the Holocaust in France raises fundamental and disturbing questions about the ease with. Primo Michele Levi (Italian: [ˈpriːmo ˈlɛːvi]; 31 July – 11 April ) was an Italian Jewish chemist, partisan, Holocaust survivor and writer. He was the author of several books, novels, collections of short stories, essays, and poems.

His best-known works include If This Is a Man (, published as Survival in Auschwitz in the United States), his account of the year he spent as Occupation: Writer, chemist.

During World War II, Adolf Hitler and the Nazis attempted to exterminate European Jews by forcing them into concentration camps, where both children and adults were sent to their deaths in gas chambers. Many books have chronicled the courage and suffering of the Holocaust victims, from fictional stories to first-person accounts by survivors to.

- Therese O'Donnell, Law and Politics Book Review, Oct "Law, Antisemitism and the Holocaust is a welcome and very significant contribution to both critical theory and. The Shoah and Law. Holocaust Industry Update. French Railroad Settlement. Non-Submissive Poland.

Author Michael Bazyler is a Professor of Law, and a leading lawyer in Holocaust restitution cases. This book features an excellent introduction to international law and genocide.

The Holocaust, Corporations, and the Law explores the challenge posed by the Holocaust to legal and political thought by examining issues raised by the restitution class action suits brought against Swiss banks and German corporations before American federal courts in the gh the suits were settled for unprecedented amounts of money, the defendants did not formally assume any legal.

This innovative and ambitious work is a systematic examination of the many instances of genocide that took place in the late nineteenth and early twentieth-century centuries that were precursors to the Holocaust. There is an appalling symmetry to the many instances of genocide that the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century world witnessed.

A&E Karen Treiger, daughter-in-law of Holocaust survivors, to read from her book at Southside Community Center. UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 26,   New York Times, Poland and Israel in Tense Talks Over Law Likened to Holocaust Denial, March 1, New York Times, Poland’s President Supports Making Some Holocaust Statements a Crime, Feb.

6 Author: Polish Embassy. The book reveals dark secrets of Nazi plans in Central America to take over the Panama Canal and the hidden lives of both Nazis and anti Nazis, Americans and Germans who were trapped in love and hate stories.

But the book is also a plight for women`s, Jewish and Gay rights. A great deal of contemporary law has a direct connection to the Holocaust. That connection, however, is seldom acknowledged in legal texts and has never been the subject of a full-length scholarly work.

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. 4 • INTERNATIONAL LAW AND THE HOLOCAUST an injury to the national’s state. One cruel consequence of this rule of law was that a stateless person, that is, a person who had lost or otherwise lacked a nationality, edition of Oppenheim’s book, published inand .Holocaust Encyclopedia article—Immediate American Responses to the Nazi Book Burnings Bibliography— Book Burnings Previous: Law Limits Jews in Public Schools Next: Law for the “Prevention of Offspring with Hereditary Diseases”.

Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law has an unusual structure. The book consists largely of vignettes organized entirely around the relationship (be it occasionally tangential) between the Holocaust and law over a lengthy period—from the Nazis’ arrival in power until today.