Undergraduate | UND-LAWS2510 | 2024
Criminal Law A
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Criminal Law A
About this subject
On completion of this subject, the student should be able to
- Explain and apply general principles of criminal responsibility
- Analyse, interpret and apply relevant criminal law legislation and case law
- Apply the law to factual problems and produce satisfactory answers
- Effectively communicate reasons for answers to practical problems (in oral and written form), utilising relevant sources of criminal law
- Accurately use and apply appropriate criminal law terminology
- Understand the procedures relating to criminal proceedings
- Introduction to criminal offences and criminal procedure
- General principles of criminal responsibility
- Criminal law legislation and case law
- Criminal law terminology and criminal proceedings
This subject provides an introduction to criminal offences and criminal procedure. While the focus will be on the relevant State jurisdiction, aspects of Federal criminal law will also be introduced. The subject will predominantly deal with matters that need to be proved to successfully prosecute major criminal offence.
- Online Quiz. (20%)
- Memo of Advice (30%)
- Examination. (50%)
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