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    • James
    • 12.03.06 | 04:26 (IST)

    The Tu Quoque defense has been accepted at times by courts: "But precedent for applying the doctrine (Tu Quoque) can be found in the case law of the Federal Supreme Court of Germany which held in a 1960 war crimes case that "no State may accuse another State of violations of international law and exercise criminal jurisdiction over the latter?s citizens in respect of such violations if it is itself guilty of similar violations against the other State or its allies" http://www.law.case.edu/saddamtrial/entry.asp?entry_id=34

    from the article: Patriotism sans borders
    First published 00:00 10.03.06 | Last updated 00:00 10.03.06
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