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Sunday, August 20, 2006

Subject: Iraq, Measured Against Nuremberg

Francis A. Boyle
Law Building
504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue
Champaign IL 61820 USA
217-333-7954 (voice)
217-244-1478 (fax)
(personal comments only)

From: International Justice Watch Discussion List on behalf of John Wilmerding
Sent: Sat 8/19/2006 3:20 PMTo:

Subject: Iraq, Measured Against Nuremberg

Individuals have global moral obligations which transcend national obligations of obedience; they must sometimes violate domestic laws to prevent crimes against peace, justice and all of humanity.-- 1950's 'Nuremberg Precedent' in Global LawIn the USA today, according to the mass media (in this case Time Magazine), the Nuremberg Principle is reduced to a "novel argument".Please note that this Time Magazine article mentions one of our CERJers of longest standing, Professor of International Law Francis Boyle, of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

Here is Francis' contact information:
Francis Boyle FBoyle@law.uiuc.edu
Law Building
504 E. Pennsylvania Ave.
Champaign, IL
217-333-7954 (voice)
217-244-1478 (fax)--

John Wilmerding

<..>An Army officer who refused duty in Iraq goes to court with a novel argument: he had a duty to disobey because the war is illegal.http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1228779,00.html

Putting the Iraq War on Trial
by Eli Sanders
© 2006 Time Magazine


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