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                         GERMAN LAW
     [Deutsches Recht] (Edition A), 1939 Vol. 2, Number
                     Dec 1939, page 2121

      Speech by Hans Frank before Academy of German Law

Today we are proud to have formulated our legal
principles from the very beginning in such a way
that they need not be changed in case of war.  For
the rule, that right is that which is useful to
the nation, and wrong is that which harms it,
which stood at the beginning of our legal work,
and which established this collective term of
nation as the only standard of value of the
law-this rule dominates also the law of these