History Analysis / JustFollowingOrders

14th Sep '14 3:29:40 PM StarSword
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Expect GodwinsLaw to follow if someone makes this claim to justify something morally questionable, due to the association with Nuremberg. Not to be confused with SubordinateExcuse. Note that, in RealLife, the Nuremberg defense is ''not'' valid in international law: the famous trial determined that when a soldier is given an unlawful order, they have a duty to refuse to follow that order.

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Expect GodwinsLaw to follow if someone makes this claim to justify something morally questionable, due to the association with Nuremberg. Not to be confused with SubordinateExcuse. Note that, in RealLife, the Nuremberg defense is ''not'' valid in international law: the famous trial determined trials affirmed that when a soldier is given an unlawful order, they have a duty to refuse to follow that order.order. This interpretation is, in fact, OlderThanTheyThink, [[http://usmilitary.about.com/cs/militarylaw1/a/obeyingorders.htm dating back to 1799]] in the United States military alone.
22nd Jul '12 6:42:49 PM movie007
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Expect [=~Godwin's Law~=] to follow if someone makes this claim to justify something morally questionable, due to the association with Nuremberg. Not to be confused with SubordinateExcuse. Note that, in RealLife, the Nuremberg defense is ''not'' valid in international law: the famous trial determined that when a soldier is given an unlawful order, they have a duty to refuse to follow that order.

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Expect [=~Godwin's Law~=] GodwinsLaw to follow if someone makes this claim to justify something morally questionable, due to the association with Nuremberg. Not to be confused with SubordinateExcuse. Note that, in RealLife, the Nuremberg defense is ''not'' valid in international law: the famous trial determined that when a soldier is given an unlawful order, they have a duty to refuse to follow that order.order.
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