LAW7759 - The Nuremberg Trials

LAW7759 - The Nuremberg Trials

Course Number: 

7759

Type: 

Seminar

Credits: 

2

Prerequisite(s):

none

This seminar is a study of war crime trials held in the aftermath of World War II, in their legal and social contexts: from the law of the late Weimer Republic (c. 1928-1933) and the Third Reich (1933-1945); through the Nuremberg Trials (1945-1949) and that of Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem in 1961; to related domestic litigation under the Alien Tort Claims Act and otherwise.