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Legal Moments at the Movie House

February 2014

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"The real complaining party at the bar in this courtroom is civilization."

-Judge Dan Haywood (Spencer Tracy, center), chief of a military tribunal in Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), finds that the four German judges on trial should have understood the impact of decrees by Hitler that they implemented in court.


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