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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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Nuremberg forty years later : the struggle against injustice in our time : International Human Rights Conference, November 1987 : papers and proceedings and retrospective 1993
Call No: 341.481 I61n

Call Number341.481 I61n
Dates[1995]; ©1995
Statement of Responsibilityedited by Irwin Cotler.
Creators & ContributorsCotler, I. (Irwin) (editor)
Macdonald, Roderick A. (contributor)
Crombie, David (contributor)
Marx, Herbert (contributor)
Johnston, David (contributor)
Wiesel, Elie (contributor)
L'Heureux-Dubé, Claire (contributor)
Holtzman, Elizabeth (contributor)
Hnatyshyn, Ray (contributor)
Deschênes, Jules (contributor)
Robinson, Svend (contributor)
Ryan, Allan A. (contributor)
Janner, Greville (contributor)
Matas, David (contributor)
Abella, Rosalie S. (Rosalie Silberman) (contributor)
Ferencz, Benjamin B. (contributor)
Stern, Joe (contributor)
Côté-Harper, Gisèle (contributor)
Jethmalani, Ram (contributor)
Cohen, Maxwell (contributor)
Dershowitz, Alan M. (contributor)
Tremblay, André (contributor)
Chaskalson, Arthur (contributor)
Boateng, Paul (contributor)
Kirby, Michael (contributor)
Litvack, Sylvia (contributor)
Quintana Arancibia, Carmen Gloria (contributor)
Echenberg, Gordon (contributor)
Ahlmark, Per (contributor)
Sachs, Albie (contributor)
International Human Rights Conference (1987 : McGill University) (contributor)
McGill University. Faculty of Law (contributor)
InterAmicus (Association) (contributor)
Raoul Wallenberg Forum on Human Rights (contributor)
Canada. Commission of Inquiry on War Criminals (related)
Summary"A collection of the proceedings of an international human rights conference marking the fortieth anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials, Nuremberg Forty Years Later invites the reader to share in stimulating discussions by some of the leading human rights scholars and advocates of our day." —Back cover
ContentsForeword / Irwin Cotler

Part I. Nuremberg forty years later: the struggle against injustice in our time
  • Remarks / Dean R.A. Macdonald, Irwin Cotler, The Honourable David Crombie, The Honourable Herbert Marx
  • Opening plenary / The Raoul Wallenberg Forum on Human Rights, David Johnston, Elie Wiesel
  • Appreciation / Madame Justice Claire L'Heureux-Dubé
  • Panel one: Nuremberg and its legacy
    • The Nuremberg principles / Elizabeth Holtzman
    • Domesticating the Nuremberg principles: the Canadian "war crimes" legislation / The Honourable Ramon Hnatyshyn
  • Panel two: Nuremberg forty years later: bringing war criminals to justice in our time / The Honourable Jules Deschênes, Svend Robinson, Allan Ryan, Jr, Greville Janner
  • Papers
    • Response to the Deschênes Commission of Inquiry on War Criminals: an emergent mythology and its antidote / Irwin Cotler
    • The Nazi war criminal as immigrant / David Matas
  • Panel three: The United Nations and human rights forty years later / The Honourable Rosalie Abella, Benjamin Ferencz, Joe Stern
  • Panel four: "Words that maim": freedom of expression and freedom from expression / Gisèle Côté-Harper, Ram Jethmalani, Maxwell Cohen, Alan Dershowitz
  • Closing plenary: Against injustice / André Tremblay, Arthur Chaskalson, Paul Boateng, Michael Kirby
  • Presentation: The Robert S. Litvack Memorial Award in Human Rights / Sylvia Litvack, Carmen Gloria Quintana, Gordon Echenberg, Irwin Cotler
Part II. The Nuremberg legacy—five years later
  • The Raoul Wallenberg Forum on Human Rights ; Human rights, anti-Semitism, and the Wallenberg legacy / The Honourable Per Ahlmark
  • War crimes justice—five years later ; Nuremberg legacy: the United States five years later / Elizabeth Holtzman
  • War crimes: an Australian update / The Honourable Michael Kirby
  • War crimes legislation in the United Kingdom: the current position, October 1992 / The Honourable Greville Janner
  • Canada: five years later / David Matas
  • Freedom of expression and freedom from expression—five years later ; Hate speech: United States update / Alan Dershowitz
  • Principles and perspectives on hate speech, freedom of expression, and non-discrimination: the Canadian experience as a case study in striking a balance / Irwin Cotler
  • Against injustice ; Perfectibility and corruptibility: towards a post-apartheid, non-racial, democratic South Africa / Albie Sachs
Physical Description xiii, 285 pages ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherMontreal ; Kingston : Published for the Faculty of Law of McGill University and InterAmicus by McGill-Queen's University Press
Notes
  • Held November 3–4, 1987
  • Includes bibliographical references