Nuremberg Forty Years Later

Nuremberg Forty Years Later

The Struggle Against Injustice in Our Time : International Human Rights Conference, November 1987 Papers and Proceedings : and Retrospective 1993

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Moving speeches by Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel and Chilean human rights activist Carmen Quintana are highlights of the collection. Also included is the dramatic free speech/group libel/pornography debate between celebrated US civil liberties lawyer Alan Dershowitz, Judge Maxwell Cohen (Canada), lawyer Ram Jethmalani (India), and legal theorist Kathleen Mahoney (Canada). Other papers include those by then-Canadian Justice Minister Ramon Hnatyshyn; former US Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman and parliamentarians Svend Robinson (Canada) and Greville Janner (United Kingdom); South African human rights lawyer Arthur Chaskalson and UK Member of Parliament Paul Boateng; and war crimes specialists Irwin Cotler (Canada), litigator David Matas (Canada), Australian Chief Justice Michael Kirby, and Allan Ryan Jr, former head of the US Office of Special Investigations. An "addenda" updates issues addressed at the conference and includes the Fourth Raoul Wallenberg Lecture on Human Rights, given by Per Ahlmark, former Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden.


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An international human rights conference held in Montreal in 1987 marked the fortieth anniversary of the Nuremberg trials; this collection of its papers and proceedings invites the reader to share in stimulating discussions by some of the leading human rights scholars and advocates of our day.

Moving speeches by Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel and Chilean human rights activist Carmen Quintana are highlights of the collection. Also included is the dramatic free speech/group libel/pornography debate between celebrated US civil liberties lawyer Alan Dershowitz, Judge Maxwell Cohen (Canada), lawyer Ram Jethmalani (India), and legal theorist Kathleen Mahoney (Canada). Other papers include those by then-Canadian Justice Minister Ramon Hnatyshyn; former US Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman and parliamentarians Svend Robinson (Canada) and Greville Janner (United Kingdom); South African human rights lawyer Arthur Chaskalson and UK Member of Parliament Paul Boateng; and war crimes specialists Irwin Cotler (Canada), litigator David Matas (Canada), Australian Chief Justice Michael Kirby, and Allan Ryan Jr, former head of the US Office of Special Investigations. An "addenda" updates issues addressed at the conference and includes the Fourth Raoul Wallenberg Lecture on Human Rights, given by Per Ahlmark, former Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden.

An international human rights conference held in Montreal in 1987 marked the fortieth anniversary of the Nuremberg trials; this collection of its papers and proceedings invites the reader to share in stimulating discussions by some of the leading human rights scholars and advocates of our day.
Moving speeches by Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel and Chilean human rights activist Carmen Quintana are highlights of the collection. Also included is the dramatic free speech/group libel/pornography debate between celebrated US civil liberties lawyer Alan Dershowitz, Judge Maxwell Cohen (Canada), lawyer Ram Jethmalani (India), and legal theorist Kathleen Mahoney (Canada). Other papers include those by then-Canadian Justice Minister Ramon Hnatyshyn; former US Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman and parliamentarians Svend Robinson (Canada) and Greville Janner (United Kingdom); South African human rights lawyer Arthur Chaskalson and UK Member of Parliament Paul Boateng; and war crimes specialists Irwin Cotler (Canada), litigator David Matas (Canada), Australian Chief Justice Michael Kirby, and Allan Ryan Jr, former head of the US Office of Special Investigations. An "addenda" updates issues addressed at the conference and includes the Fourth Raoul Wallenberg Lecture on Human Rights, given by Per Ahlmark, former Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden.

Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : Published for the Faculty of Law of McGill University and InterAmicus by McGill-Queen's University Press, 1995
ISBN: 9780773565081
0773565086
9780773512504
0773512500
9780773512399
077351239X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 285 pages)

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