Justice Robert H. Jackson's opening statement at the Nuremberg trial has justly been characterized as one of the greatest orations in modern juristic literature. Yet behind its rhetorical power lies a fervent anxiety: a desire to silence the skeptical voices whispering that the Nuremberg trials were just the tarted-up revenge to which Camus alludes.
Anderson, Kenneth, "Sensibility at Nuremberg: A Review Essay on Telford Taylor's The Anatomy of the Nuremburg Trials" (1994). Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals. 1477.