The Role of the Polish Supreme National Tribunal in the Development of Principles of International Criminal Law

Historical Origins of International Criminal Law: Volume 2 Morten Bergsmo, CHEAH Wui Ling and YI Ping (editors) 2014 Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher

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Patrycja Grzebyk

University of Warsaw - Faculty of Journalism and Political Studies

Date Written: 2014

Abstract

The article presents the circumstances of the establishment of the Polish Supreme National Tribunal which judged among others: Greiser, Fisher, Forster, Goeth, Hoess, staff of the Auschwitz camp and others. It shows in what way Polish tribunal developed definition of war crimes, genocide, crime against humanity and crime against peace as well as basic principle of international criminal law (immunity, JCE, order).

Keywords: genocide, war crimes, II word war, crime against humanity, crime against peace, JCE, order, immunity, Greiser, Hoess, Goeth, Auschwitz

JEL Classification: K33

Suggested Citation

Grzebyk, Patrycja, The Role of the Polish Supreme National Tribunal in the Development of Principles of International Criminal Law (2014). Historical Origins of International Criminal Law: Volume 2 Morten Bergsmo, CHEAH Wui Ling and YI Ping (editors) 2014 Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3442229 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3442229

Patrycja Grzebyk (Contact Author)

University of Warsaw - Faculty of Journalism and Political Studies ( email )

Krakowskie PrzedmieĊ›cie 3
Warsaw, 00-927
Poland

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