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Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law: A Quest for Justice in a Post-Holocaust World

Michael Bazyler


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 attempts to criminally prosecute perpetrators for the crime of genocide. This book has three parts. The first part presents the history of the Holocaust as a legal event. It also describes how genocide has ... More

Keywords: post-Holocaust law, genocide, Nuremberg trials, Eichmann trial, crime of crimes, Holocaust restitution, Holocaust denial, post-Holocaust international justice

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780195395693
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395693.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Bazyler, author
Professor of Law and The 1939 Society Scholar in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies, Chapman University, Fowler School of Law

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