Foreign News: Justice--II

The only war trials so far have been conducted by national courts, like the Norwegian tribunal which sentenced Vidkun Quisling. The first international trials will begin at Nürnberg late this month, when 23 top-drawer German defendants are brought to bar. A checklist of some of those already judged by national courts :

¶ Henri Philippe Pétain, 89, former Marshal of France: serving a life sentence (commuted from death penalty) in a Pyrenees fortress.

¶ Pierre Laval, 62, archtraitor: shot Oct. 15.

¶ Charles Maurras, 77, French Royalist collaborator: imprisoned for life at hard labor.


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