|Trial of Charles I of England,|
tried and executed for treason
By what means, how far, and through whose agency, deep violations of law and justice are to be redressed in the wake of conflict, are not only contemporary questions but are as old as conflict itself. Historical governments at various moments have relied on markedly procedural measures against defeated political and military leaders, focusing on the punishment of offenders, the restitution of property and other rights, and the re-establishment of civil society.
|St. Paul attorney and Dachau war crimes|
prosecutor Horace Hansen's copy of
administrative manual for post-Nazi
"Transitional Justice in Historical Perspective" was created as part of the Law School Human Rights Center's Transitional Justice Week and is open through the spring.
For more information or directions, please contact Ryan Greenwood, Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections (612-625-7323; firstname.lastname@example.org).