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The Passing of Legislation Allowing for Trial of Those Accused of War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity

At the time this article was written it was estimated that there were as many as 1,000 Nazi War Criminals resident in Canada. Solicitor General Robert Kaplan helped focus public attention on the presence of suspected war criminals in the spring of 1980 when he met with the Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal. Subsequent to the meeting the Solicitor General announced that he was convinced that there were Nazi war criminals living in Canada and that within three months he would have a plan on how to bring them to justice.This article proposed that legislation ought to have been passed to prosecute Nazi war criminial residing in Canada and that such legislation did not contravene the Charter.

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Toronto Estate Litigator - Charles Wagner

The author of this blog is Charles B. Wagner. Charles is a Certified Specialist in Estates and Trusts and partner at Wagner Sidlofsky LLP.

This Toronto office is a boutique litigation law firm whose practice is focused on estate and commercial litigation.

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