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Sunday, November 22 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Nuremberg Trials: How have they changed everything?

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The ascent of human often seems to be just the opposite. The Dreyfus trial began to install the idea that individuals could be held responsible for their personal actions. By the time we get to Nuremberg we witness for the first time the concept that individuals acting on behalf of the state could be held personally responsible for their actions. But for what kinds of crimes? How do we put someone on trial who is presumed guilty? The concept of human rights was a new idea and in this lecture you will see how the idea of individual human rights is enshrined in a new legal concept of international law.

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Sylvia Solomon

Dr. Sylvia Solomon is a retired educator with over thirty years in elementary schools, secondary schools, and several universities including UWO, U of T, York, Trent and Queen’s. For the last fourteen years of her career, she worked at the Ontario Ministry of Education where she... Read More →

Sunday November 22, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm EST
Zoom Room A