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LAW5121 Advanced Criminal Law and Procedure

Short Description: Adv 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 : 29 October 2020

Requisites

Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: (LAW5111 and LAW5112) or LAW5501

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 Online
Semester 3, 2020 Online
Date printed 29 October 2020