[JURIST] The head of the German prosecutors' office that specializes in investigating Nazi crimes reported on Monday that its investigation into 50 individuals suspected of serving as guards at Auschwitz [JURIST news archive] is almost complete. The individuals are being investigated under a new legal theory, which argues that a person who served in a death camp can be charged as an accessory to murder. Prosecutor Kurt Schrimm reported [AP report] that the prosecutors' office plans on recommending charges against...

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