College of Liberal Arts

Some Measure of Justice: Re-Examining the Holocaust Era Restitution Campaign of the 1990s

Thursday Apr 22, 2010 6:00 PM | Eidman Courtroom, U.T. School of Law

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The Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies and U.T. School of Law present a lecture by Michael R. Marrus.

Writings on the subject of Holocaust reparations have largely come from participants, lawyers, philosophers, journalists, and social scientists specializing in restitution. In Some Measure of Justice Michael Marrus takes up the issue as a historian deeply involved with legal issues. He engages with larger questions about historical understanding and historical interpretation as they enter the legal arena. Ultimately this book asks, What constitutes justice for a great historic wrong? And, Is such justice possible?

 

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