The common sense of mankind demands that law shall not stop with the punishment of petty crimes by little people. It must also reach men who posses themselves of great power and make deliberate and concerted use of it to set in motion evils which leave no home in the world untouched.

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Original Citation

Jackson, Robert Houghwout. Opening address before the International Military Tribunal. 21 Nov. 1945. Nuremberg, Germany. Address.

Current Citation

Jackson, Robert Houghwout. Philosophy of Law: Classic and Contemporary Readings. Edited by Larry May and Jeff Brown. Wiley-Blackwell, 2009, ch. 44.