Table of Contents

Introduction: Three Pillars of Canadian Criminal Law

Chapter 1: Mostly Sovereign

Chapter 2: Reading Criminal Offences

Chapter 3: Common Law Expansions of Criminal Liability

Chapter 4: Courts Constraining Parliament? Restraint and De Minimis

Chapter 5: Presuming Restraint

Chapter 6: Consent and Restraint in the Law of Assault

Chapter 7: “A Complex Piece of Writing”

Chapter 8: A More Modest Principle of Voluntariness

Chapter 9: Representative Labelling

Chapter 10: Fault and Guidance

Chapter 11: Mistake and Moral Proximity

Chapter 12: Guidance, Culpability, and Mistake of Law

Chapter 13: Justifications, Excuses, and Institutional Defences

Chapter 14: Incapacity and the Ladder of Agency


Table of Cases


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