Part C Cases, B
Edited By: Antonio Cassese (Editor-in-Chief)
(StS 1/48), Germany, Cologne, Supreme Court for the British Occupied Zone, 25 May 1948, in German, Entscheidungen, Vol. 1, 6–10. The defendant, in her private capacity, reported defeatist statements of her former high-school teacher to Nazi authorities. The teacher was thereupon taken into ‘regular’ custody for two months, but was in no other way mistreated. In its second and groundbreaking decision, the Supreme Court for the British Zone found the defendant guilty of a crime against humanity and defined the principal elements of this offence. The Supreme Court...