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Criminal Law and Procedure (7025.5)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Law & Justice

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  • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (177852) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (166792) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (153814) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145986) - View

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Syllabus

This unit will provide students with an understanding of the principles of the criminal law of the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales. It examines the mental and physical elements of offences with particular reference to homicide, non-fatal offences against the person, sexual offences, drug offences, theft and larceny, inchoate offences, defences and complicity. The unit will also introduce students to criminal practice including the standard of proof, the formation and role of the jury and the trial process.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Upon satisfactory completion of this unit, students will understand and be able to apply the principles of the criminal law as practised in the ACT and NSW. Students will develop further the skills of legalreasoning and analysis, advocacy, legal research and writing, problem solving and critique

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Four hours per week.

Prerequisites

Entry to the LLB program or Social Science in Justice Studies program.

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