Criminal Law and Procedure G (7481.4)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||School of Law & Justice|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2017 Winter Term DR Gregor URBAS (Ph: +61 2 62012729 ) INTENSIVE 2018 Semester 1 MR David HEALEY (Ph: +61 2 62015799 ) INTENSIVE
The areas examined include the: principles of criminal law of the State Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales defences; mental and physical elements of offences; and principles of criminal practice particularly the standard of proof, formation and role of the jury and the trial process.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the role of criminal law in Australian society; demonstrate an application of the common law principles and concepts of criminal law; demonstrate an understanding of the application of the principles of the criminal law as practised in the Australian Capital Territoryand New South Walesthrough the completion of problem solving examples;acquire and demonstrate basic level skills of legal reasoning and analysis, advocacy, legal research and writing, and problem solving.
Forty hours intensive and online.
Completion of Legal Systems G or equivalent. Entry to the graduate law program.
Familiarity with the legal system, particularly the Australian system; understanding of judicial precedent and statutory interpretation and developed legal research skills.