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University of Guelph
Sociology and Anthropology
SOAN 3120
Michelle Dumas

September 18, 2013 – POLS3300 Assignment One is DUE next Wednesday!!!! 500 words just say what’s important offence from CCC – dangerous driving yeeeuuuhhh  not homicide, not sexual assault – toooooo many subsections and shit text of criminal code provision that you’re doing at the top of paper and in bold. Homicide (example of classification) - section 222 of the CCC governs homicide classification. Know how it works! - Murder (ss. 229 and 230), infanticide (s. 233) and manslaughter (ss. 232, 234, and263) are all defined by the Code - A person commits homicide when, directly or indirectly, by any means, he causes the death f human being. - Homicide is culpable or not culpable. (worthy of blame – homicide that is not culpable is not an offence) - What homicide is not culpable? During the job protecting civilians (police officer, military) By popping a balloon and someone having a heart attack! Doctor trying to save someone during surgery, etc. - Culpable homicide is (1) murder or (2) manslaughter or (3) infanticide. Murder S. 229 Culpable homicide is murder. - (a) where the person who causes the death of a human being o (i) means to cause his death, or o (ii) means to cause him bodily harm that he knows is likely to cause his death, and is reckless whether death ensues or not - (b) where a person, meaning to cause death to a human being or meaning to cause him bodily harm that he knows it likely to cause his death, and being reckless whether death ensues or not, y accident or mistake causes death to another human being, not withstanding that he does not mean to cause death or bodily harm to that human being; or
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