Thursday, November 12, 2015

Loyola Law School Hosts Commemoration of Nuremberg Trials

The Center for the Study of Law & Genocide at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles will hold a symposium commemorating the 70th anniversary of the start of the Nuremberg International Military Tribunal on Friday, Nov. 20 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. It is the only U.S. event to livestream the commemoration proceedings from Nuremberg, Germany and will include remarks from noted genocide authorities and Benjamin B. Ferencz, the last-living Nuremberg prosecutor.

  • Opening Remarks: Hon. Stefan Biedermann, Deputy Consul General, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
  •  “Nuremberg: How the Impossible Trial Was Made Possible”: Prof. Michael Bazyler, Professor of Law and The 1939 Society Scholar in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies, Dale E. Fowler School of Law Chapman University 
  • "Nuremberg and History: Discovering the Six Million": Prof. Michael Berenbaum, Professor of Jewish Studies and Director, Sigi Ziering Institute: Exploring the Ethical and Religious Implications of the Holocaust American Jewish University  
  • "The Propaganda Defendants at Nuremberg": Prof. Gregory Gordon, Associate Dean (Development/External Relations) Director, PhD-MPhil Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law 
  • "Nuremberg and Guantanamo: Shaming the Legacy of Nuremberg": Prof. David Glazier, Loyola Law School, Former U.S. Navy Warfare Officer and Renowned Law of War Expert 
  • "The Nuremberg Trials and Civil Justice for Survivors": Rabbi Stan Levy, Founding National Director, Bet Tzedek Holocaust Survivors Justice Network 
  • "Nuremberg: One Judge’s Perspective": Judge Rolf Treu ’74: California Superior Court, Los Angeles County 
  • Moderator: Prof. Stan Goldman ’75, Director, Center for the Study of Law and Genocide, Loyola Law School

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