The Nuremberg Principles: The Contemporary Challenges

March 27, 2023 | 7:30 AM

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The Nuremberg Principles: The Contemporary Challenges brings together lawyers, historians, theologians, and human rights activists from around the world. These luminaries will convene at The Catholic University of America to discuss the applicability of the Nuremberg Principles in protecting human dignity, promoting human rights, and enforcing international criminal law in the context of today.

The Nuremberg Principles: The Contemporary Challenges

March 27, 2023 / 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Catholic University / Washington, D.C.

Conference will also be livestreamed and hosted virtually.

The conference is hosted by the Institute for Policy Research at The Catholic University of America in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Justice of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nüremberg.

Conference Topics

Perspectives and History of the International Military Tribunal (IMT) and Nuremberg Military Trials (NMT) 1945-1949 at Nuremberg

The IMT 1945-1946 at Nuremberg: US, France, British, Soviet Union, and German Perspectives, and Subsequent NMT (1946-1949) Impact on American Law

The Nuremberg Principles

Judges’ Trial and Trial of the Doctors: Reflections on the Rule of Law & Medical Ethics

Post Nuremberg Trials

Legacy: From International Criminal Ad Hoc Tribunals Rwanda (ICTR), former Yugoslavia (ICTY) to Establishing the International Criminal Court (ICC) and Recent Conviction of Uganda’s Leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army, Dominic Ongwen, in Terms of Today’s Victims and Non-Victims

Nuremberg Law Principles and Contemporary Challenges
Victor’s Justice—the U.S. and International Criminal Law 75 Years Since Nuremberg: Continuity or Change

The Issue of Genocide Distinguished from Crimes Against Humanity and the Criminalization of War; Crimes and Current International Humanitarian Approaches Drawn from the Nuremberg Principles

The Nuremberg Principles: Theology – Philosophy – Society
Beyond Nuremberg: The Values of Memory, Truth, and Reconciliation

Ukraine’s Nuremberg – Alleged War Crimes Issues
Review of Political/Military Situation and Legal Issues as of the Date of the Conference


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