The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

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Takes 5 Hours to Read Charge Against 26 Japs News Article

Takes 5 Hours to Read Charge Against 26 Japs News Article

Date
Language English
Collection C.W.J. Phelps Collection
Box Box 2
Folder Second Phelps Scrap Book
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
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Reports that it took Joseph B. Keenan five hours to read the 56 page document indicting the Japanese war defendants. Mentions the two motions that were brought before the court (one for dismissal of charges against Matsuoka and Okawa due to illness and one asking for the acceptance of certain facts without detailed proof). Also reports on the expressed dissatisfactions the defense counsel held regarding the tribunal.