Nazism's Fluid Legality

Ariel Ricker
  • SSRN Electronic Journal, January 2012, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.2292920

Third Reich Law

What is it about?

The denationalization of the homo viator transformed into homo sacer, the non-figure, no longer protected by the State, no longer able to call on the State for life making. In international law terms, this is denial of jus soli and hyper-focus on jus sanguinis – the denial of land as a basis of nationality and hyper-focus on blood as the basis for identity.

Why is it important?

To understand that law exists - and how it exists - in a genocidal society.

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