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Nuremberg trial transcripts and documents from the Collection of General William J. Donovan

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Volume 006
Subdivision Subdivision 12 / Legal Changes in Germany
Part Not applicable
Section 12.03 (R & A 3081, Nazi criminal procedure)
Title R & A No. 3081 / Nazi Changes in Criminal Procedure / Office of Strategic Services / Research and Analysis Branch / RESTRICTED
Pages 56
Pages Supplemental With the following breakdown: Title (1p.), unnumbered; Table of Contents (2pp.), unnumbered; Table of Abbreviations (1p.), i; text of report (52pp.), 1-52.
Date 1945-07-10
Language English, with some parenthetical and/or underlined German.
Author The author's name is not given
Witness Not applicable
Other Names A. Dalcke; Loewe; Hellwing; Rosenberg; Eduard Kohlrausch; Otto Schwarz
Other Dates 27 January 1877; 1 February 1877; 22 March 1924; 28 February 1933; 21 March 1933; 24 November 1933; 29 June 1934; 7 August 1934; 28 June 1935; 23 April 1936; 1 December 1936; 30 April 1938; 9 September 1939; 16 September 1939; 17 October 1939; 21 February 1940; 17 April 1940; 21 March 1942; 1 July 1943
Abstract The title page of this R & A report bears the following description: "This paper describes the system of German criminal procedure in existence before 1933 and the changes wrought in it under the Nazi regime." The document is a typewritten copy of good legibility on good paper. The text of the report proper is printed on both sides of each page, and each page is marked "RESTRICTED." Portions of the text have been underlined in pencil and some paragraphs show marginal bracketing, also in pencil.
Keywords Nazi criminal law; Nazi criminal procedure; Special courts; Jews; The People's Court; Fuehrer Edict; Amnesties; Juvenile offenders; War legislation