Victors' Justice: The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

Richard H. Minear


Victors' Justice: The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

Victors' Justice: The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

  • Title: Victors' Justice: The Tokyo War Crimes Trial
  • Author: Richard H. Minear
  • ISBN: 9780691056456
  • Page: 214
  • Format: Hardcover



The klieg lighted Tokyo Trial began on May 3, 1946, and ended on November 4, 1948, a majority of the eleven judges from the victorious Allies finding the twenty five surviving defendants, Japanese military and state leaders, guilty of most, if not all, of the charges As at Nuremberg, the charges included for the first time crimes against peace and crimes against humaniThe klieg lighted Tokyo Trial began on May 3, 1946, and ended on November 4, 1948, a majority of the eleven judges from the victorious Allies finding the twenty five surviving defendants, Japanese military and state leaders, guilty of most, if not all, of the charges As at Nuremberg, the charges included for the first time crimes against peace and crimes against humanity, as well as conventional war crimes In a polemical account, Richard Minear reviews the background, proceedings, and judgment of the Tokyo Trial from its Charter and simultaneous Nuremberg precedent to its effects today.Mr Minear looks at the Trial from the aspects of international law, of legal process, and of history With compelling force, he discusses the motives of the Nuremberg and Tokyo proponents, the Trial s prejudged course its choice of judges, procedures, decisions, and omissions General MacArthur s review of the verdict, the criticisms of the three dissenting judges, and the dangers inherent in such an international, political trial His systematic, partisan treatment pulls together evidence American lawyers and liberals have long suspected, feared, and dismissed from their minds.Contents Preface I Introduction II The Tokyo Trial III Problems of International Law IV Problems of Legal Process V Problems of History VI After the Trial Appendices.Originally published in 1971.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print on demand technology to again make available previously out of print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.


Recent Comments "Victors' Justice: The Tokyo War Crimes Trial"


  • [PDF] ↠ Free Read ☆ Victors' Justice: The Tokyo War Crimes Trial : by Richard H. Minear ↠
    214 Richard H. Minear
  • thumbnail Title: [PDF] ↠ Free Read ☆ Victors' Justice: The Tokyo War Crimes Trial : by Richard H. Minear ↠
    Posted by:Richard H. Minear
    Published :2019-02-09T04:37:31+00:00