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Donovan Nuremberg Trials Collection

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

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Volume 002
Subdivision German Activities / Subdivision 6 / History Generally
Part Not applicable
Section 6.02
Title Memorandum for trial brief
Pages 12
Pages Supplemental None
Date Document is not dated.
Language English
Author Author's name is not given.
Witness Not applicable
Other Names Hitler; Hindenburg; von Epp; Sperr; Dr. Schaeffer; Frick; Laender
Other Dates 30 January 1933; 4 February 1933; 27 February 1933; 28 February 1933; 5 March 1933; 24 March 1933; 16 May 1933; 6 June 1933; 21 June 1933; 28 June 1933; 4 July 1933; 5 July 1933; 7 July 1933; 14 July 1933; 1 December 1933; 1 August 1934; 26 April 1942
Abstract This unattributed memo evaluates the Notverordnung of 4 February 1933 and the Notverordnung of 28 February 1933 to argue that the Nazi state and its laws were unconstitutional on the terms set forth in the Weimer Constitution. This document is a typewritten carbon copy.
Keywords Notverordnung; Weimer Constitution; Nazi illegality; Legal theory