Defences

Defences are used in criminal law as a means to escape criminal liability for an offence that they could otherwise be convicted for.

Below are some of the most common defences in Canadian criminal law:

Abandonment, Accident/Mistake, Alibi, Alternative Suspect, Automatism, Colour of Right, Consent, Corrective Force, Defence of Person, Defence of Property, De Minimus principle, Due Diligence, Duress, Entrapment, Insanity, Involuntary Intoxication, Mistakes of Fact, Necessity, Provocation, Self-Defence

If you would like to know more about possible defences contact Pierre Bonsu to set a consultation at: 647-760-0166

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