Grace Kanode Llewellyn: Local Portia at the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal
The George Washington University Law School International and Comparative Law Perspectives, p. 7, 2013
3 Pages Posted: 3 Aug 2014
Date Written: 2013
Believed to be the first woman ever to figure in the proceedings of an international military tribunal, Grace Kanode Llewellyn served as a Assistant Prosecutor at the International Military Tribunal for the Far East in Tokyo (IMFTE) in 1945-46. This short historical piece explores what is known of Kanode's professional life and her contributions to the then-nascent field of international criminal law.
Keywords: international criminal law, women's legal history, international military tribunals,
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