The Jew Who Met Himmler and Other Stories
Stanley A. Goldman
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
May 14, 2010
Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 32, p. 109, 2009
Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-22
In this article Prof. Goldman examines the historical origins of the international criminalization of genocide and the goals the author of the law hoped to achieve by its passage and enforcement. The article tells the story of a little known, yet remarkable historical incident that demonstrates how the fear of criminal consequences might act to deter even the most monstrous perpetrators of genocide; even the man who was most responsible for the implementation of the Holocaust, Nazi Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 19
Keywords: The historical origins of the international law against genocide
Date posted: May 14, 2010 ; Last revised: June 9, 2010
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