Introduction. 1. The Background. 2. A Political judiciary. 3. The NSDAP and the Law. 4. The National Socialist State and the Law. 5. The National Socialist People's Court 1934-1939. 6. Roland Freisler as Publicist. 7. Judiciary in Crisis 1939-1942. 8. Freisler as VGH President 1942-1944. 9. Conspiracies Against Hitler. 10. The Trial of the Conspirators. 11. The Final Days of the VGH. Appendix: The Structure of the German Judiciary. Abbreviations. Notes. Sources. Index.