In Part I, this Article examines legal responses to crimes against humanity during World War I and World War II. Part II considers the various sources of international law that recognized crimes against humanity prior to World War I. In Part III, this Article examines Canada’s assertion of jurisdiction over crimes against humanity. This Article concludes that those who have committed crimes against humanity during World War II must be punished in order to deter the commission of crimes against humanity in the future.
Prosecuting Crimes Against Humanity: The Lessons of Wolrd War I,
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