Introduction to Procedure Law
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of the criminal justice system, including the purposes of pre-trial criminal procedures and of the role of legal institutions including the police, the DPP, defence lawyers, the jury and the courts;
- demonstrate an understanding of the applicable law relating to aspects of criminal and civil procedure;
- research and frame solutions to procedural problems and demonstrate the ability to communicate solutions clearly and coherently to a variety of audiences.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
Candidature in the Diploma in Paralegal Studies or the Bachelor of Legal Studies. To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the prerequisites. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not receive a satisfactory result for these subjects.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This subject offers an introduction to the basic principles of criminal and civil procedure. In relation to criminal procedure, it covers arrest and bail, forensic procedures after arrest and the criminal trial itself. In relation to civil procedure, it covers basic rules of civil procedure relevant to jurisdiction, the initiation and service of process, pleadings, trials, judgment and enforcement.
Essay: 1500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3 Take Home Examination: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3
- Essay (40%)
- Take Home Examination (60%)
Current study term: 27 Jun 21 to 24 Sep 21
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.