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Salient. Victoria University Student Newspaper. Volume 33 No. 14. 1970

Defence Lawyers Banned

Defence Lawyers Banned

The next inroad was that defence lawyers appearing before these Courts had to be approved of by Nazi officials, and when defence lawyers showed too much enthusiasm, they, themselves, were barred from practice and prohibited from appearing in Courts Indeed, some were put in concentration camps or detained elsewhere. This happened, for instance, to the lawyers acting for the widow of Dr Klausener, the Catholic Action leader murdered in the blood purgue. In South Africa lawyers have been banned, restricted and intimidated as will appeal from the details given hereunder.

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