R. v. Javanmardi, 2019 SCC 54

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
JudgeWagner, Richard; Abella, Rosalie Silberman; Moldaver, Michael J.; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Côté, Suzanne; Brown, Russell; Rowe, Malcolm
Citation2019 SCC 54
Docket Number38188
Date14 November 2019
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59 practice notes
  • R. v. Goforth, 2022 SCC 25
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • June 10, 2022
    ...SCC 60, [2008] 3 S.C.R. 215; R. v. Roy, 2012 SCC 26, [2012] 2 S.C.R. 60; Thériault v. The Queen, [1981] 1 S.C.R. 336; R. v. Javanmardi, 2019 SCC 54, [2019] 4 S.C.R. 3; R. v. Royz, 2009 SCC 13, [2009] 1 S.C.R. 423; R. v. Corbett, [1988] 1 S.C.R. 670. By Brown J. Referred to: R. v. Barton, 20......
  • R v Goforth,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Saskatchewan)
    • February 2, 2021
    ...act manslaughter under s. 222(5) require the Crown to prove that the accused committed an unlawful act that caused death (R v Javanmardi, 2019 SCC 54 at para 25, 439 DLR (4th) 579; R v Creighton, [1993] 3 SCR 3 at 42–43; R v DeSousa, [1992] 2 SCR 944 at 959–962). As in this case, an omissio......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Law. Eighth edition
    • September 1, 2022
    ...168 R v Jarvis, [2002] 3 SCR 757, 169 CCC (3d) 1 ......................................................37 CRIMINAL LAW 626 R v Javanmardi, 2019 SCC 54 ........232–33, 236, 485, 486, 488, 489, 490, 491, 575 R v Jaw, 2008 NUCA 2, af’d [2009] 3 SCR 26, 2009 SCC 42 ............................4......
  • The Special Part: Homicide, Sexual, Property, and Terrorism Offences
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Law. Eighth edition
    • September 1, 2022
    ...punishment of life imprisonment, avoids the mandatory penalty of life imprisonment that follows a murder conviction. 202 R v Javanmardi , 2019 SCC 54 at para 30, noting that “the actus reus of unlawful act manslaughter is satisied by proof beyond a reasonable doubt that the accused committe......
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52 cases
  • R. v. Goforth, 2022 SCC 25
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • June 10, 2022
    ...SCC 60, [2008] 3 S.C.R. 215; R. v. Roy, 2012 SCC 26, [2012] 2 S.C.R. 60; Thériault v. The Queen, [1981] 1 S.C.R. 336; R. v. Javanmardi, 2019 SCC 54, [2019] 4 S.C.R. 3; R. v. Royz, 2009 SCC 13, [2009] 1 S.C.R. 423; R. v. Corbett, [1988] 1 S.C.R. 670. By Brown J. Referred to: R. v. Barton, 20......
  • R v Goforth,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Saskatchewan)
    • February 2, 2021
    ...act manslaughter under s. 222(5) require the Crown to prove that the accused committed an unlawful act that caused death (R v Javanmardi, 2019 SCC 54 at para 25, 439 DLR (4th) 579; R v Creighton, [1993] 3 SCR 3 at 42–43; R v DeSousa, [1992] 2 SCR 944 at 959–962). As in this case, an omissio......
  • MacDonald v. Canada, 2020 SCC 6
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • March 13, 2020
    ...3 S.C.R. 103; Shell Canada Ltd. v. Canada, [1999] 3 S.C.R. 622; Canada v. Shell Canada Ltd. (C.A.), [1998] 3 F.C. 64; R. v. Javanmardi, 2019 SCC 54; Placer Dome Canada Ltd. v. Ontario (Minister of Finance), 2006 SCC 20, [2006] 1 S.C.R. 715. Statutes and Regulations Cited Income Tax Act, R.S......
  • R. v. MacKinnon,
    • Canada
    • Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
    • October 28, 2021
    ...of bodily harm that is neither trivial nor transitory: R. v. Creighton, 1993 CanLII 61, [1993] 3 S.C.R. 3; R. v. Javanmardi, 2019 SCC 54, 439 D.L.R. (4th) 579, at paras. 25-31; R. v. DeSousa, 1992 CanLII 80, [1992] 2 S.C.R. 944.  In essence, the offence of manslaughter requires the com......
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1 firm's commentaries
  • Lack Of Regulatory Approvals Not Determinative Of Criminal Negligence
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • November 22, 2019
    ...R. v. Javanmardi, 2019 SCC 54 the Supreme Court of Canada has clarified that the absence of an authorization, licence or permit is not determinative of a marked and substantial departure from the standard of a reasonable person on a charge of criminal negligence causing death. The Supreme C......
5 books & journal articles
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Law. Eighth edition
    • September 1, 2022
    ...168 R v Jarvis, [2002] 3 SCR 757, 169 CCC (3d) 1 ......................................................37 CRIMINAL LAW 626 R v Javanmardi, 2019 SCC 54 ........232–33, 236, 485, 486, 488, 489, 490, 491, 575 R v Jaw, 2008 NUCA 2, af’d [2009] 3 SCR 26, 2009 SCC 42 ............................4......
  • The Special Part: Homicide, Sexual, Property, and Terrorism Offences
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Law. Eighth edition
    • September 1, 2022
    ...punishment of life imprisonment, avoids the mandatory penalty of life imprisonment that follows a murder conviction. 202 R v Javanmardi , 2019 SCC 54 at para 30, noting that “the actus reus of unlawful act manslaughter is satisied by proof beyond a reasonable doubt that the accused committe......
  • Conclusion: Trends in Criminal Law
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Law. Eighth edition
    • September 1, 2022
    ...ADH , 2013 SCC 28 [ ADH ]; R v Zora , 2020 SCC 14 [ Zora ]. 4 R v Beatty , 2008 SCC 5 [ Beatty ]; R v Roy , 2012 SCC 26; R v Javanmardi , 2019 SCC 54. CRIMINAL LAW 576 down this “in your face” parliamentary reply. Within ive weeks, Parliament amended section 33.1 to follow the Court’s sugge......
  • The Fault Element, or Mens Rea
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Law. Eighth edition
    • September 1, 2022
    ...for the Court that the trial judge was obliged 148 Ibid at 390–91. 149 Hibbert , above note 76. 150 Beatty , above note 15 at para 40. 151 2019 SCC 54 [ Javanmardi ]. CRIMINAL LAW 232 to consider the accused’s prior training, experience, and qualiications as a naturopath. The Court upheld t......
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