Searching for Justice After the Holocaust
Fulfilling the Terezin Declaration and Immovable Property Restitution
Michael J. Bazyler, Kathryn Lee Boyd, Kristen L. Nelson, and Rajika L. Shah
Michael J. Bazyler, Professor of Law and The 1939 Society Scholar in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies, Chapman University, Kathryn Lee Boyd, Partner, McKool Smith Hennigan, Kristen L. Nelson, Project Manager, Lead Researcher of the Holocaust Immovable Property Resitution Study, European Shoah Legacy Institute, and Rajika L. Shah, Adjunct Professor of Law, Dale E. Fowler School of Law, Chapman University
Michael J. Bazyler is Professor of Law and The 1939 Society Scholar in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies at the Fowler School of Law, Chapman University. He is the author of Holocaust Justice: The Battle for Restitution in America's Courts (2003), Holocaust Restitution: Perspective on the Litigation and its Legacy (co-authored with Roger Alford, 2006), Forgotten Trials of the Holocaust (co-authored with Frank Tuerkheimer, 2014), and numerous articles on international human rights law. He has testified before Congress and his writings have been cited by the United States Supreme Court. Kathryn Lee Boyd is a transnational litigator and trial lawyer with more than 25 years of experience handling matters involving international law and foreign affairs, cross-border disputes, foreign property restitution law, international human rights, and complex commercial litigation and arbitration. She was a tenured faculty member of Pepperdine Law School, specializing in International
Litigation and Civil Procedure. She has also served in government as a criminal prosecutor in the New York County District Attorney's Office and clerked for the Honorable Hector M. Laffitte, U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, and by designation to U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Kristen L. Nelson is the Project Manager, Lead Researcher of the Holocaust Immovable Property Restitution Study at the European Shoah Legacy Institute. Rajika L. Shah is Deputy Director, Center for the Study of Law and Genocide, Loyola Law School. She is a Los Angeles-based lawyer and advocate focused on international human rights and Armenian genocide-related work.