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Learning and Knowledge Exchanges > Understanding the Extreme Intoxication Defence

Understanding the Extreme Intoxication Defence

VAW Learning Network I Elizabeth Sheehy 

A brief on the extreme intoxication defence and its implications for the GBV sector since the Supreme Court of Canada’s R v. Brown decision on May 13, 2022 and the June 23, 2022 amendments to the Criminal Code. The brief includes responses to some of the most frequently asked questions on the extreme intoxication defence.


Author / Publisher: VAW Learning Network
Language(s): English
Year(s) Published: 2022
Accessibility Format(s): Machine-Readable Text
Type of Resource: Backgrounders/Briefs