- Makenna Lutz (author); Doug King (thesis advisor); Mount Royal University Economics, Justice and Policy Studies (Degree granting institution)
- Date issued
- 2021; 2021
- The jurisprudence following the defence of voluntary intoxication has remained a controversial topic within the legal system. This thesis evaluates the prominent landmark cases that have shaped the present voluntary intoxication defence and s. 33.1 of the Criminal Code. This Criminal Code section bars the use of the intoxication defence while under extreme intoxication in cases involving harm towards the bodily integrity of another. Section 33.1 has yet to be revisited in the past 20 years. Included in this thesis is the analysis of each precedented case and the majority and dissenting decisions presented by the Supreme Court of Canada. Drawing on case law from both the Ontario Court of...
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- Undergraduate Student Research