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Implied consent and sexual assault : intimate relationships, autonomy, and voice

Author: Michael Plaxton
Publisher: Montreal ; Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015.
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"In R. v. Ewanchuk, the Supreme Court of Canada held that sexual touching must be accompanied by express, contemporaneous consent. In doing so, the Court rejected the idea that sexual consent could be 'implied'. Ewanchuk was a landmark ruling, reflecting a powerful commitment to women's equality and sexual autonomy. In articulating limits on the circumstances under which women can be said to 'consent' to sexual  Read more...
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Implied consent and sexual assault.
(CaOONL)20159056268
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Plaxton
ISBN: 9780773597921 0773597921 9780773597938 077359793X
OCLC Number: 919014185
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Criminal law's expressive function --
Wrong of sexual assault --
Implied consent and Ewanchuk --
Autonomy and section 273.1(1) --
Mutuality and sexual instrumentalization --
Exit, voice, and mutuality --
What is stereotyping? --
Context and the marital rape exception --
Value of assurance --
Overbreadth or bust? --
Concluding thoughts: Voice and implied consent.
Responsibility: Michael Plaxton.

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Revisiting the doctrine of implied consent in Canadian sexual assault law.  Read more...

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"Drawing on the work of Jennifer Nedelsky, Martha Nussbaum, and Clare Chambers, Plaxton suggests that individuals may make autonomous decisions on a second-order level to relinquish some autonomy on Read more...

 
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