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|Offered at:||(G, X)|
|Previously:||The Criminal Justice System|
|Unit chair:||K Fitz-Gibbon|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit provides an introduction to the structures and procedures of the criminal justice system from a critical perspective. The unit outlines the major characteristics of the investigation, prosecution, adjudication and correctional processes within the criminal justice system, and the key issues which impinge on contemporary criminal justice administration in Australia. The conduct of police investigations, prosecutorial decision-making and the executive administration of the prison system are explored. The unit adopts an interdisciplinary approach to the study of criminal justice institutions and practices, and critically assesses the effectiveness of the system using contemporary criminological/socio-legal evidence.
Research and Writing Exercise 1500 words 40%, Two-hour Examination 40%, Tutorial Participation and Online Exercises 20%
Research and Writing Exercise 1500 words 40%, Two-hour Examination 40%, Online Exercises 20%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.