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Law, Crime and Justice

Undergraduate | GRF-CCJ103 | 2024

Previously GRF-CCJ13

Study the ideas and institutions that contribute to law and its production. You’ll examine the relationship between rules, morality, and justice. Consider the rule of law and the role of judges. Zoom in on First Nations Peoples and the law.

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Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Law, Crime and Justice

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:

    1. Understand the treatment of First Nations peoples under Australian law and evaluate proposals for constitutional reform
    2. Explain the roles and powers of courts, Parliament, and the executive branch of government
    3. Find legislation, case law and parliamentary materials online, and cite them as research sources
    4. Critically analyse how politics, political parties and the media influence law reform proposals
    5. Identify elements of criminal responsibility and apply the law to fact scenarios
    6. Apply key principles underlying Australia's system of government to case studies of law reform

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • GRF-CCJ13 (Not currently available)

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0.125 EFTSL
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