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2,273 Jews Among Reich’s 18,004 Lawyers, Nazi Paper Reports

April 20, 1937
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There were 18,004 lawyers in Germany on January 1, 1937, according to figures made public today by the Juristische Wochenschrift, weekly organ of the Association of National Socialist Lawyers. Of this number 2,273 were Jewish, the paper asserts.

Prussia, Germany’s biggest province which includes Berlin, had 9,900 lawyers on that date, according to the periodical. Jews numbered 1,587 of the total as against 3,378 in 1934.

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