Austrian Jewish Lawyer Refuses to Aid World Body Unless Germans Excluded
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Austrian Jewish Lawyer Refuses to Aid World Body Unless Germans Excluded

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In response to a letter from Dean J. H. Wigmore, emeritus dean of the faculty of law at Northwestern University, asking him to lend his support to the creation of an international law association, Dr. Siegfried Kantor, president of the Vienna Bar Association and well known in European legal circles, refused to join any such group less the German Bar Association was excluded until such time as it had rectified the glaring injustices committed against the Jewish lawyers in Germany, the Jewish Daily Bulletin learned yesterday from Dr. Samuel R. Wachtell, well known New York lawyer who returned recently from a business trip to Austria.

In his letter to Dean Wigmore, Dr. Kantor included a copy of the rules adopted by the Bar Association of Dusseldorff on the 18th of May, as conclusive evidence that the Jewish attorneys were being discriminated against in a shameless and barefaced fashion.

In reply to this letter of Dr. Kantor’s, said Dr. Wachtell, Dean Wigmore intimated that the Germans could not be kept out of any international group.


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