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Finta case, Supreme Court of Canada, 24 March 1994
Supreme Court of Canada
Supreme Court of Canada (R. v. Finta, [1994] 1 S.C.R. 701).
(last accessed on 30.08.2013)
(last accessed on 30.08.2013)

The Supreme Court confirmed a decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal upholding a jury acquittal of Imre Finta. The Supreme Court recognized the constitutionality of the impugned war crimes provisions of the Criminal Code while establishing a high standard of proof for prosecution of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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