LAW3423 Criminal Law B (FOBUS)


Semester 2 (ONC)Toowoomba (ONC)Springfld (EXT)Toowoomba


Units 1.0 (Law) Band 3


Pre-requisite: LAW2205


Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm>.


Synopsis

This course will build upon the understanding of the fundamental principles of criminal law and procedure acquired in Criminal Law A. Specifically the aim of the course will be to complete the criminal law picture by further exploring criminal law in Queensland. The course will focus on a range of indictable offences against the person that fall principally within the jurisdiction of the District and Supreme courts, and associated excuses and defences. The course will also cover: parties to offences; attempts; double jeopardy; the sentencing of serious violent offenders; and advocacy.