Tag: Holocaust Morality
Suing Hitler’s Willing Business Partners: American Justice and Holocaust Morality
October 21, 2004 | Prof. Michael J. Bazyler
The Holocaust restitution lawsuits, filed mostly as class actions in American courts in the latter half of the 1990s, yielded billions of dollars in settlements for Holocaust survivors and their heirs. The American lawsuits, and the concomitant political campaign by American Jewish leaders and American government officials, also unearthed valuable historical data about the financial crimes of the Nazis and their cohorts during WW II.