Holocaust and Human Rights Laws

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Wednesday, April 1, 1987
Author: 
Leon Rodriguez
Volume: 
3
Issue: 
4
Abstract: 
The trials of Nazi persecutors have redefined municipal and international legal responses to atrocities committed by oppressive regimes.  The Nuremberg tribunals and domestic trials in Europe, North America and Israel have enforced the norms of individual responsibility that previously had only appeared in learned treatises and international conventions.