Portraits of Women at Nuremberg
Diane Marie Amann
University of Georgia School of Law; University of Georgia - Dean Rusk International Law Center
August 6, 2010
American Society of International Law, Forthcoming
Third International Humanitarian Law Dialogs
UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 225
This essay reflects ongoing research that investigates women who played roles in war crimes trials at Nuremberg, Germany, and situates those women within the context of social developments during the post-World War II era. Based on an autumn 2009 presentation at the Third International Humanitarian Law Dialogs, the essay builds upon the “Women at Nuremberg” series posted at IntLawGrrls blog. The essay mentions women who were defendants, journalists, or witnesses; however, it focuses on some of the women, mostly Americans, who served as prosecutors at Nuremberg.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 10
Keywords: Nuremberg, international criminal law, gender, prosecutors, litigation, criminal law, legal history
JEL Classification: K14, K33, K00
Date posted: August 9, 2010 ; Last revised: September 29, 2015
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