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LAW1121 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 4
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 May 2022

Requisites

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

Overview

This is a core course in the Bachelor of Laws program. It is approved by the Legal Practitioners Admissions Board (Qld) and the Chief Justice of Queensland as meeting the criminal law and procedure area of knowledge under the Supreme Court (Admission) Rules 2004 (Qld) and therefore 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

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, 2022 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Semester 3, 2022 Online
Date printed 23 May 2022