Please note, this unit is only available to students approved for study in the Prosecution Practice specialisation of R4C Bachelor of Arts with Professional Honours. For further information, please contact email@example.com.
This unit is designed to consolidate learning undertaken in earlier units in this course, and prepare students for work in one of the district police prosecution offices. It will provide students with supervised exposure to the different work areas in which that they will be expected to undertake duties, and requires them to participate in such work practices under the supervision of a qualified prosecutor. Assessment in this unit is primarily competency based. Students will be required to demonstrate competence in a range of duties, including office and court based work practices. Examples of office based practices include preparing cases for court, reviewing files for evidence, providing written advice, communicating with stakeholders and complying with internal office procedures. Examples of court based practice areas include appearing in first appearance and general plea lists, applications for bail, other contested applications and at least one summary hearing. Students will complete several reflective online postings during their placement detailing their experiences as well as compile a portfolio evidencing their competence in key areas.
|Unit name||Prosecution Professional Experience|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
|Coordinator||Doctor Caroline Spiranovic|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||Delivered wholly by the provider|
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- 1. Perform the duties of a police prosecutor in the Magistrates Court.
- Review and assess court files and other information for sufficiency of evidence.
- Communicate effectively with stakeholders.
- Identify and discuss legal, procedural and ethical issues.
- Conduct legal research.
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PrerequisitesLAW704 AND LAW705
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