There are few methods used by criminal lawyers determining how they approach to criminal provisions and final outcome in the procedural issue of being or not being held responsible for one’s conduct. It might be illustrated that the main characteristic is something close to osmolarity of deeds that are close but not directly in the scope of criminal provision. In Poland it is determined by the culture of reasoning founded in the dark times of communism and afterwards simply retranslated to new democratic concepts. The author asks a question how legal dogmatics in criminal law may be the vehicle of individual guarantee to be held not guilty. According to the author this is the beginning to question the system, not the final word.