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The History Of Nuremberg

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The IMT (International Military Tribunal) was established at Nuremberg to punish the surviving Nazi leaders politically. Even though some viewed the Trial as a put up exercise or nothing but just rendering justice, there were bigger meanings and ideas behind it. Harlan Stone, the US Supreme Court Justice, called Nuremberg as a “high-grade lynching affair” (cited in Douglas, 2001: 49). The Nuremberg trial showed the power of the law towards terrible crimes. It was a historical lesson towards the Nazis. Robert K, a prosecutor at Nuremberg, perceived the trial as “the greatest history seminar ever held in the history of the world” (cited in Douglas, 2001: 2). The Trial; the judgment of the law was the only legal solution to punish the criminals
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