Duhaime's Law Dictionary


Lawyer's League Definition:

A group of German jurists sympathetic to the Nazi Party before and during World War II.

The full name was National Socialist Lawyers League (Bund Nationalsozialistischer deutscher Juristen).

According to Hans Frannk, the Lawyer's League was formed at least as early as 1926.

All German lawyers who wanted to be recognized by the Nazi government became members of the Lawyer's League. Amongst the thousand of members, Hans Frank, Oswald Rothaug and Otto Thierack.

REFERENCES:

  • United States of America v. Alstötter et al., 3 T.W.C. 1, 6 L.R.T.W.C. 1 and at 14 Ann. Dig. 278 (1948)

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