TITLE

Judging the Past: The Prosecution of East German Border Guards and the GDR Chain of Command

AUTHOR(S)
Quint, Peter E.
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Review of Politics;Spring99, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p303
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the prosecutions of military and civilian officials in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) chain of command after the German unification. History of prosecutions of the border guards and the GDR chain of command for using deadly force at the Berlin Wall; Analysis of the legal arguments employed by the German courts; Interpretations of the border guards' cases; Conclusions.
ACCESSION #
1908742

 

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