"These materials certainly provide fresh insight into practical implications regarding war crimes... The Donovan collection is as much a resource for participants in the emerging field of intelligence studies as it is a hunting ground for legal researchers such as historians of war crimes trials."
- Prof. Michael Salter, Lancashire Law School
The Donovan Collection plays an important role in recording the past, but its greatest value lies in its ability to inform and shape today's events. The Cornell CyberTower video, "Wild Bill" Donovan's Nuremberg Legacy, explores the impact of the collection throughout the world. Navigate the links below to learn more.
Click here to read about the history and contents of the Donovan Nuremberg Trials Collection. We encourage you to explore these exciting materials. You can search the entire collection by keyword or use the index to browse.
Explore Donovan's Nuremberg Legacy
ICTR at Cornell Club, NYC, The Primary Source, Cornell Law Library
A Digest of the Case Law of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Human Rights Watch
Symposium on the Legacy of International Criminal Courts and Tribunals in Africa, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in collaboration with the International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life at Brandeis University
Brief of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as Amicus Curiae in Support of the Petitioner, Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, 548 U.S. 557 (2006) (No. 05-184).
Military Commissions: Shrouded in Secrecy (Again!), Donald G. Rehkopf, Jr., The Daily Record
An Early Wartime Profile Depicts a Tormented Hitler, Benedict Carey, The New York Times
How Hitler's Forces Planned to Destroy German Christianity, Joe Sharkey, The New York Times