- Oskar Gröning is on trial over his alleged role in deaths at Auschwitz
- Lawrence Douglas: Other mass atrocities still await moment of moral reckoning
Lawrence Douglas teaches at Amherst College, where he is the James J. Grosfeld Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought. His book, "The Right Wrong Man: John Demjanjuk and the Last Great Nazi War Crimes Trial," will be published this fall. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)Fifty years ago in Frankfurt, German prosecutors tried 22 former Nazi SS soldiers at Auschwitz in what remains the most famous Holocaust trial staged in Germany.