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LAW1121 Criminal Law and Procedure

Short Description: Criminal Law and Procedure
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 090900 - Law
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 31 October 2020

Requisites

Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: BEDU (Legal Studies) and BSED Students - LAW1111 or LAW1201; all other Students - (LAW1111 and LAW1112) or LAW1201

Other requisites

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/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

This course deals with elements of Criminal Law and Procedure, specifically: the definition of crime; elements of crime; aims of the criminal law; homicide and defences; non-fatal offences against the person and defences; offences against property; general doctrines; selected topics chosen from attempts, participation in crime, drunkenness, mistake and strict responsibility; and elements of criminal procedure including classification of offences, process to compel appearance, bail, preliminary examination and trial of indictable offences.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2020 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2020 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2020 Online
Semester 3, 2020 Online
Date printed 31 October 2020