ugees was not considered particularly beneficial to the national economy.
These citations demonstrate the extent to which the dogma of "non-Aryan" inferiority and inequality before the law has permeated the legal system of National Socialist Germany. They explain why Jews and other "non-Aryan" elements can no longer look to the law for protection of their elementary civil rights, not to speak of their political liberties. Undoubtedly, the number of decisions of the same nature would have been multiplied, had not there arisen so early and so sharply the realization that no hope whatsoever existed for the safeguarding by the Courts of the most basic human rights, which have been incorporated into civilized legal systems as charters of freedom and public order. Whatever small minimal rights might still be claimed by Jews or "non-Aryans," however strong the evidence presented, or clear the terms of the laws to which appeal was made, the Courts of Germany have on racial grounds denied those rights, overlooked the evidence brought to sustain them, have, wherever possible, rendered the laws more harsh or have, wherever necessary, on their own authority filled the lacunae in the system of legislative discrimination.
"Analogous to these is the 'rule of certainty,' which prescribes that