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Germany still untangling Nazis’ legal legacy
 
‘Too many who bore guilt covered for each other," Justice Minister Heiko Maas says of failure to prosecute criminals at war’s end
 
BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s justice ministry is embarked on a wide-ranging effort to examine the influence that the Nazis had on the country’s legal system, including the role some German officials played in preventing former Nazis from being prosecuted after the war.
 
The project, 70 years after the end of World War II, comes amid a fresh push to bring surviving Nazi war criminals to justice.
 
 
 

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