Empire of Law: Nazi Germany, Exile Scholars and the Battle for the Future of Europe

@inproceedings{Tuori2020EmpireOL,
  title={Empire of Law: Nazi Germany, Exile Scholars and the Battle for the Future of Europe},
  author={K. Tuori},
  year={2020}
}
This chapter starts out with Fritz Schulz’s famous principles of liberty and humanity as the foundation of the Western legal tradition, outlining how he presents the Roman legal tradition as a counterargument against Nazi legal theory. From Schulz’ s idealization of Roman law against the Nazi politicization of law, the chapter expands on the central role of legal science in maintaining the autonomy and humanity of law. These themes are then compared with other exiled scholars, such as Hannah… Expand
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