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Commissar’s Order Protects Readmitted Jewish Lawyers

September 14, 1933
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Strict orders that the readmitted Jewish lawyers must not be hindered in their work or in appearing in the courts, were issued today by Commissar of Justice Frank. This will undoubtedly prevent any further ordering of Jewish lawyers from the courts and relieve them of the fear of physical violence.

The orders make it clear that non-Aryan lawyers, as long as they are admitted to practice, are entitled to state protection and to practice their profession, just as Aryans.

Obstruction of the work of non-Aryan lawyers will not be tolerated in the future the order states, and severe measures will be taken against court officials who create undue difficulties for the readmitted Jewish lawyers.

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