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Jewish Judges, Professors Ousted from German Posts in Series of Dismissals

Further dismissals of Jewish judges and professors, which were announced today, include Privy Councillor Karl Neumeyer, a member of the Bavarian Supreme Court for many years, president of the Bavarian Jewish communities and eminent authority on international law; Dr. Arnold Busch, member of the State Academy at Breslau; and Professor Ritter Hans von Baeyer, Professor of Medicine at the University of Heidelburg and a noted Orthopedist.

Professor van Baeyer’s great-grandfather was a Jew, but his grandfather, a convert, was a high Prussian officer, and his father, a Nobel Prize winner.

Jewish students have been prohibited from acting as legal apprentices. This apprenticeship was required of all law students before they were allowed to practice for themselves. The order will make it impossible for Jewish newcomers to enter the legal system except as sons and brothers of those who were killed in the war.