The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

Digital Collection

Trial Preparation / Structure

Mr. Phelps' Analysis of Documents by Subjects

Description: 
List of documents numbers analyzed by C. W. J. Phelps and categorized according to the subject to which they are relevant. Subjects include: Preparations for war; Relations with Germany, Italy, France, and Thailand; Relations with U. S. S. R.; Relations with U. S. A. and British Commonwealth; Relations with Netherlands and Portugal; Class B Offenses; Class C Offenses; Law Relating to Class A; Law Relating to Class B and C; Laws of War Violations other than Prisoners of War and Civilian outrages; Preliminary Trial Briefs; Treaties; Occupied areas.

Briefing, Reassignment of Personnel and Final Preparation for Trial

Contributors: 
Description: 
Lists each attorney according to the subject they are assigned too. Indicates that the first person listed under each section is responsible for giving the opening statement regarding the assigned subject. Also outlines how evidence should be processed and briefs should be written.
Date: 
1946CE May 7th

Group Numbers and Assigned Counsel

Description: 
Lists the assigned counsel for each group assigned to specific aspects of the trial. Groups include: 1. Japanese Constitution, Written and Customary, and the Functions of the Various Offices Held by Defendants; 2. Manchurian Military Aggression, 1931-1945; 3. All China Military Aggression, 1937-1945; 4. Economic Aggression in China, 1932-1945; 5. Narcotics in China and Elsewhere, 1923-1945; 6. Preparations for War; 7. Preparing Japanese Opinion for War; 8. Relations with Germany, Italy, France, and Thailand; 9. Relations with U. S. S. R.; 10. Relations with U. S. A. and British Commonwealth; 11. Relations with Netherlands and Portugal; 12. Class B Offenses; 13. Class C. Offenses 1931-45; 14. Law Relating to Class A; 15. Law Relating to Class B and C.

List of Names of Japanese and Puppets Exercising Civilian Control in Occupied China

Contributors: 
Description: 
List of Japanese and Chinese Puppets "who exercised control over civilians in occupied China, as compiled by the Research and Analysis Branch of Office of Strategic Services, 15 April 1945, in their publication, 'Civilian Controls in Occupied China.'" Forwarded with the intent to aide selection of war criminals and gather evidence.
Date: 
1946CE Nov 26th

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Trial Preparation / Structure