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Jewish Vets Barred As Reich Arbitrators

Even a Jewish war veteran who actually fought at the front during the World War, and who is supposed to be exempt from the workings of the “Aryan clause,” may not serve as an arbitrator, the Hanover Land Court decided today.

The court annulled a decision handed down by a group of arbitrators on the ground that one of them was a Jewish lawyer, although he was a veteran of the war.

The court declared that the object of the “Aryan clause” was the complete exclusion of Jews from the life of the state, particularly justice, and that therefore a judicial decision in which a Jew participated was contrary to the interests of the Nazi state.