This unit involves Criminal Law. It is strongly recommended that students only enrol after they have successfully completed EITHER (LAW351 Criminal Law A and LAW352 Criminal Law B & Criminal Procedure) OR (LAW225 Criminal Law A and LAW226 Criminal Law B). Students who enrol without first completing these units do so at their own risk.
Seeks (a) an understanding of the law relating to sentencing of offenders and the range, nature and efficacy of sentencing options; and (b) to evaluate critically sentencing law and policy. The unit studies the law and practice governing the sentencing of offenders including: the general sentencing principles enunciated by the courts; procedures at the sentencing stage of a criminal trial or hearing; mechanisms of appellate review; sentencing options and sentencing practice and policy in relation to some common offences.
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
|Available as student elective?||No|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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|LAW204 OR LAW252 AND LAW254 AND LAW251 AND LAW255 AND LAW250 AND LAW253 AND LAW256 OR LAW225 AND LAW205 AND LAW222 AND LAW223 AND LAW224 AND LAW226 AND LAW221 OR LAW222 AND LAW253 AND LAW221 AND LAW224 AND LAW223 AND LAW351 AND LAW352|
1x100-min lectures weekly (13 wks), 1x50-min seminar weekly (10 wks)
Examination (60%), oral presentation (20%), court report (20%)
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