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September 18, 2006
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Nuremberg court

Chief American Prosecutor Robert H. Jackson addresses the Nuremberg court.
Photo copyright Raymond D’Addario, reprinted by permission.

Oct. 6-7 colloquium revisits Nuremberg War Crimes Trial

Sixty years ago this fall, the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg handed down verdicts against Germany’s Nazi leaders for crimes committed during World War II. A colloquium Oct. 6-7 at BGSU will revisit those courtroom proceedings to examine their implications today.

Representing the disciplines of history, law, military science, international relations and political science, speakers will examine the “greatest trial in history” as well as discuss international law and justice today, particularly the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, the Special Court for Sierra Leone and the Iraqi Tribunal.

It was during the closing days of the war in 1945 that the Allied Forces agreed to hold an international tribunal to bring the Nazi leaders to justice. Defendants were charged with one or more of four criminal counts: crimes against peace, war crimes, crimes against humanity in the form of racial persecution, and conspiracy.
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