Nuremberg tribunal


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Nuremberg tribunal

Etymology: Nuremberg, Germany; L, tribunus, platform for administration of justice
an international tribunal planned and implemented by the United Nations War Crimes Commission to detect, apprehend, try, and punish people accused of war crimes. In preparation for the prosecution of World War II criminals, the U.S. War Department assigned Andrew Ivy, M.D., to devise a set of principles to govern the participation of human beings in medical research, which became known as the Nuremberg code. The principle and practice of informed consent were reinforced by the precedent set in the trials in which Nazi physicians were declared guilty of crimes against humanity in performing experiments on human beings who were not volunteers and did not consent. See also Helsinki Accords.
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71) The ILC has described the principle of individual responsibility and punishment for crimes under international law recognized at Nuremberg as the "cornerstone of international criminal law" and the "enduring legacy of the Charter and Judgment of the Nuremberg Tribunal.
Susanne Karstedt, The Nuremberg Tribunal and German Society: International Justice and Local Judgment in Post-Conflict Reconstruction, in THE LEGACY OF Nuremberg: Civilising Influence or Institutionalised Vengeance?
Like the Nuremberg tribunal, international tribunals, including the STL, have seen their defendants and judges die during the process.
This article will offer new insights into the legal and historical significance of the Nuremberg Tribunal gleaned from the personal papers of the American member.
At some point, the prosecution has to start treating this like the Nuremberg tribunal -- as an opportunity to re-educate the world about what the terrorists did and why they are on trial.
Not least, he is the proud son of Hartley Shawcross, Britain's lead prosecutor at the Nuremberg Tribunal, in which the victorious Allies tried many of the worst Nazis for war crimes.
This right is based not only in Article 3 of the 1949 Geneva Convention but also in the guiding lines set for by the International Tribunal in Nuremberg The statutory argument in article 2 of the indictments (concerning transgressions against the laws on conducts of war) at the Nuremberg Tribunal was based upon the Hague International Convention of 1907, writes the Israeli author Hans Lebrecht which Qumsiyeh quotes.
The judgment of the Nuremberg Tribunal (1945-46) and the remarks of the trial judges are considered the primary source for international law.
Both questions reveal how much we still live in the shadow of the Nuremberg Tribunal, where the Nazi leaders were tried by an international judicial panel.
The Bulgarian rulers do not have the right to question Bulgaria's principled affiliation with the European and global anti-fascist family and to deny indirectly the Nuremberg Tribunal," says the Bulgarian Left.
One standard was established on May 3, 1947, at a Nuremberg Tribunal convened to consider the crimes of 24 officials of I.
is has grave implications for the warmongers and opens the way for the prosecution of those who waged "illegal" war - described in the Nuremberg Tribunal as the ultimate crime - principally Tony Blair himself.