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MLP233 - Criminal Law and Procedure

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Enrolment modes:

(S, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:(Not available to Bachelor of Laws students)
Unit chair:

M Mc Shane

Coordinator:

M Cookson (S, X)

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: MLL214 and MLL218
Contact hours: 3 x 1 hour lectures per week
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

Topics include: the nature and purpose of criminal law; sources of criminal law (common law and codes jurisdictions); classifications of offences; elements of criminal liability; participants in criminal activity; homicide; assault; property offences including 'white collar' crime; attempt; defences; criminal investigations (prosecution and defence); the roles of the DPP, NCA and Crown Solicitor; bail; summary proceedings; preliminary examination into indictable offences; trial of indictable offences; rules of evidence; sentencing; appeal.

Assessment

Written Assignment (Essay) 3000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1224$1224$2859$2955

* 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.

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