GERMANY: Psychic Justice

Criminologists, prison wardens, managers of insane asylums and keepers of houses of correction from 50 countries arrived expectantly last week in Berlin. On Sept. 1 a new Nazi-made penal code becomes effective throughout Germany (TIME, July 8). Eager to explain it, Nazis were lavish hosts last week to the eleventh International Penal & Penitentiary Conference.

In the lobbies Nazi jurists seemed confident that, with President Roosevelt and his New Dealers twisting the tail of old-time constitutional Justice, the U. S. delegates in Berlin would be the first to sympathize with rough &...

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