Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law: A Quest for Justice in a Post-Holocaust World

By Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (other events)

Sunday, August 13 2017 12:00 PM 2:00 PM

Please join us for a book signing and lecture by Dr. Michael J. Bazyler. Dr. Bazyler is Professor of Law and The 1939 Society Law Scholar in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies at Chapman University. His new book Holocaust, Genocide and the Law: A Quest for Justice in a Post-Holocaust World (Oxford U. Press 2016) came out in late 2016 and in March 2017 won the National Jewish Book Award as the best book on the Holocaust written in 2016.

MCLE Credit Available: $25.

Professor Michael Bazyler is a leading authority on the use of American and European courts to redress genocide and other historical wrongs.

Bazyler is the author of the book Holocaust Justice: The Battle for Restitution in Americain Courts (New York University Press, 2003, soft cover 2005), contributor of chapters to various books on genocide and the law, the co-editor with Roger Alford of Holocaust Restitution: Perspectives on the Litigation and Its Legacy (New York University Press, 2006), and co-author of Forgotten Trials of the Holocaust (New York University Press, 2014).

MCLE Provider: Jeff Jarkow, Esq.

A graduate of Cornell Law School, Jeff practiced law in New York City at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Proskauer Rose LLP.  Trained at Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies in Israel, and the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, Jeff has facilitated hundreds of cultural diversity seminars for police groups. Jeff founded the Law & Ethics Education Institute, LLC in order to develop programs focusing on the unique and crucial role attorneys play in safeguarding society.