Nuremberg and the Birth of International Law

Marking the 60th anniversary of the Nuremberg War Crime Trials (1945-1949), Nuremberg prosecutors described in detail the trials,… read more

Marking the 60th anniversary of the Nuremberg War Crime Trials (1945-1949), Nuremberg prosecutors described in detail the trials, historically the first for crimes against humanity. They also discussed the then-new concept of international law. Professor King said, “Nuremberg was designed to replace the law of force with the force of law.” Nuremberg’s precedent was compared to current international criminal tribunals. They also answered audience members' questions. 

The forum was held at Georgetown University Law Center. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
189880-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 11, 2005
Last Aired:
Oct 18, 2010

Airing Details

  • Nov 11, 2005 | 9:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 26, 2005 | 2:17pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 28, 2005 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 29, 2005 | 2:47am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 04, 2006 | 5:19pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 16, 2010 | 9:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 17, 2010 | 4:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 18, 2010 | 5:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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