Among the many women who played a role in the post-World War II trials of former Nazis and Nazi collaborators was a 30-year-old American, Cecelia Goetz. This essay, part of ongoing research on women at Nuremberg, to be published in “Women and International Criminal Law,” a forthcoming special issue of the International Criminal Law Review, discusses Goetz. Included are not only details on how and why she became a prosecutor in the Krupp trial at Nuremberg, but also a life story marked by many “first woman” chapters, on law review, at the Department of Justice, and, after Nuremberg, in the federal judiciary.
Cecilia Goetz at Nuremberg
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Amann on Cecelia Goetz, Woman at Nuremberg
Posted by Mary L. Dudziak
Cecelia Goetz, Woman at Nuremberg has just been posted by Diane Marie Amann, University of California, Davis - School of Law. The essay is forthcoming in the International Criminal Law Review. Here's the abstract: