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DJCG-300 The Nuremberg Trials

Impact on International Law

LEGACY OF THE NUREMBERG TRIALS

The Nuremberg trials changed the course of international law by serving as a model for future international tribunals, present-day courts at the Hague, and the trials of later genocides such as those in former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. Furthermore, the trials initiated a global movement toward establishing an International Criminal Court, which was finally achieved with the Rome Statute nearly fifty years later. Finally, the process and procedures at Nuremberg were a major influence on the following international documents, as well:

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