Nuremberg: The Nazi War Crimes Trial (11/11/2015 Talk)

 World Without Genocide will host a talk examining the legacy of the Nuremberg trials and the precedents it established for modern international criminal law. The event will take place on Wednesday, November 11, 7:00-9:00 pm at William Mitchell College of Law Conservatory, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. The event is open to the public and no reservations are necessary. $10 public, $5 students and seniors, free to William Mitchell and Hamline lawstudents. Continuing education credits are available for teachers and lawyers: 2.0 educator clock hours; $40 for 2 standard CLEs.  This year marks the 70th anniversary of the international tribunal known as the “Nuremberg Trials,” where key Nazi perpetrators were prosecuted.   The program examines the proceedings at Nuremberg in 1945 at the InternationalMilitary Tribunal (IMT) and the precedents they set for prosecuting genocide, warcrimes, and crimes against humanity. Professor Michael J. Bazyler, J.D., co-author ofThe Forgotten Trials of the Holocaust and professor at Chapman University Schoolof Law in California, will discuss the IMT’s influence on subsequent internationaltribunals and the current human rights system. The event is co-sponsored by the Minnesota State Bar Association HumanRights Committee; Mt. Zion Temple, St. Paul; St. Joan of Arc Church,Minneapolis; and the Human Rights Program and Program in Human Rightsand Health, University of Minnesota. More information here.