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Perspectives on the Nuremberg Trail

Author: Guénaël Mettraux
Publisher: Oxford [etc.] : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This volume presents the most important essays examining the Nuremberg trial from legal, political, historical, and philosophical perspectives. Together, the perspectives provide an overview of the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guénaël Mettraux
ISBN: 9780199232338 0199232334 9780199232345 0199232342
OCLC Number: 751138703
Description: XXVII, [1], 799 s. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword ; I. LEGAL PERSPECTIVES ; (A) CONTEMPORANEOUS VIEWS OF THE TRIAL AND JUDGEMENT ; (I) THE CHARTER OF THE INTERNATIONAL MILITARY TRIBUNAL ; 1. The Challenge of International Lawlessness ; 2. The Law of Nations and the Punishment of War Crimes ; 3. The Nuremberg Charter and New Principles of International Law ; (II) THE TRIAL AND THE JUDGMENT ; 4. The Nuremberg Trial and Aggressive War ; 5. Crimes Against Humanity ; 6. The Judgment of Nuremberg ; 7. International Justice and Reconciliation: Lessons of Nuremberg ; 8. The Nuremberg Trials ; 9. The Nuremberg Trial ; 10. The Nuremberg Trial before Modern Principles of International Criminal Law ; 11. Will the Judgment in the Nuremberg Trial Constitute a Precedent in International Law? ; 12. The Nuremberg Trial ; 13. International Legal Theories Evolved at Nuremberg ; 14. The Issues of the Nuremberg Trial ; 15. The Law of the Nuremberg Trial ; 16. Nuremberg in Retrospect: Legal Answer to International Lawlessness ; 17. The Nuremberg War Crimes Trials ; 18. State Responsibility in International Criminal Law: A Study of the Nuremberg Trial ; B) HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES: THE NUREMBERG LEGACY ; 19. Nuremberg Eighteen Years Afterwards ; 20. The Nuremberg Trials and the Question of Responsibility for Aggression ; 21. The Nuremberg and the Tokyo Trials in Retrospect ; 22. Looking Back at the Nuremberg Trials with Special Consideration of the Processes Against Military Leaders ; 23. Nuremberg: Forty-Five Years Later ; 24. The Nuremberg Trial: The Law Against War and Fascism ; 25. The Law of the Nuremberg Trial ; 26. The 'Nuremberg Legacy' ; 27. Judicial Inheritance: The Value and Significance of the Nuremberg Trial to Contemporary War Crimes Trials ; II. POLITICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES ; 29. The Legality of the Nuremberg Trials ; 30. The Question of German Guilt ; 31. The Nuremberg Trial: Landmark in Law ; 32. "Introduction", in Whitney R. Harris, Tyranny on Trial - The Evidence at Nuremberg ; 33. The Legacies of Nuremberg ; 34. Mass Atrocity, Collective Memory, and the Law ; III BIBLIOGRAPHY ; IV ANNEXES ; St-James Declaration ; Moscow Declaration ; London Agreement ; Charter of the International Military Tribunal ; Rules of Procedure And Evidence ; General Assembly Resolution 95(I) - Nuremberg Principles ; Table of Charges and Verdicts ; V INDEX
Responsibility: ed. by Guénaël Mettraux.
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[H]istorians and legal scholars alike will find Perspectives on the Nuremberg Trial to be a valuable reference...Mettraux's work here serves as a timely reminder of Nuremberg's place in the evolution Read more...

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