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The Unbearable Lightness of International Obligations: When and How to Exercise Jurisdiction Under Canada’s Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act

Revue Québécoise de Droit International, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 1-50, 2010

50 Pages Posted: 26 Jul 2012  

Fannie Lafontaine

Laval University Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2010

Abstract

This study offers an analysis of “when” and “how” Canada may – or must – exercise jurisdiction over suspected perpetrators of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.

Keywords: Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes Act, Jurisdiction, Canada

Suggested Citation

Lafontaine, Fannie, The Unbearable Lightness of International Obligations: When and How to Exercise Jurisdiction Under Canada’s Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act (2010). Revue Québécoise de Droit International, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 1-50, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2117944

Fannie Lafontaine (Contact Author)

Laval University Faculty of Law ( email )

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Bureau 7127, Université Laval
Quebec, Quebec G1V 0A6
Canada
(418) 656-2131 #3859 (Phone)
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