Nazi Laws: From Democracy to Dictatorship to Genocide

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar: Add to Calendar: 2020-06-30 16:30:00 2020-06-30 17:30:00 Nazi Laws: From Democracy to Dictatorship to Genocide Event Description Professor Cathy Lesser Mansfield, CWRU senior instructor in law, will discuss the Nazi Party’s rise to power in Germany in the years preceding the Holocaust, the legislative means by which the party and its leader, Adolph Hitler, took the country from the democratic Weimar Republic to the dictatorship it became, the anti-Jewish Nazi laws of the time, and the Nazi court system. CLE Reading Materials Law, Justice and the Holocaust    Speaker Biography Professor Cathy Lesser Mansfield is a senior instructor in law and the Executive Director of the Masters of Financial Integrity Program at CWRU School of Law.  She was previously Professor of Law and Director of Compliance Programs at the Drake University Law School. Professor Mansfield has served as a policy analyst at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and is founder and Executive Director of the Sparks Fly Upward Foundation, a non-profit corporation that promotes education about the Holocaust. School of Law School of Law America/New_York public

1 hour of online CLE credit, pending approval

The event is free and offers 1 hour of online CLE creit

In-Person CLE Credit Unavailable

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Event Description

Professor Cathy Lesser Mansfield, CWRU senior instructor in law, will discuss the Nazi Party’s rise to power in Germany in the years preceding the Holocaust, the legislative means by which the party and its leader, Adolph Hitler, took the country from the democratic Weimar Republic to the dictatorship it became, the anti-Jewish Nazi laws of the time, and the Nazi court system.

CLE Reading Materials

Law, Justice and the Holocaust 

 

Speaker Biography

Professor Cathy Lesser Mansfield is a senior instructor in law and the Executive Director of the Masters of Financial Integrity Program at CWRU School of Law.  She was previously Professor of Law and Director of Compliance Programs at the Drake University Law School. Professor Mansfield has served as a policy analyst at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and is founder and Executive Director of the Sparks Fly Upward Foundation, a non-profit corporation that promotes education about the Holocaust.

Cathy Mansfield

Professor Cathy Lesser Mansfield, senior instructor in law, CWRU School of Law