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Criminal Law and Procedure (7025.5)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Law School



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    • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (177852) - View
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    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.


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

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