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Unit of Study LAWS2055 Criminal Process (2024)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate an understanding of the general principles of criminal responsibility

demonstrate a working knowledge of the process by which charges are brought before the criminal courts and identify the personnel and agencies in the criminal process

apply legal problem solving methodology to resolve legal problems and justify a conclusion

identify the uses and limitations of criminal law and procedure in society.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Professional Writing30%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Chesser, B & Thomas, G, 2023, Criminal Law and Procedure in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland , 3rd edn, Lawbook Co., Australia. ISBN: 9780455247533.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Access to a computer and reliable internet connection.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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