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MLP301 - Sentencing Law and Practice

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(Not available to Bachelor of Law students)
Unit chair:

M Bagaric

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with:

MLL319

Contact hours:

Campus: 3 x 1 hour classes per week

Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

Sentencing outcomes are delivered in approximately 400 000 cases per year throughout Australia. The law in this area is complex and changes rapidly as a result of developments in criminological research and community expectations. This unit will provide students with an understanding of sentencing law principles and practices across Australia.

Assessment

Written Assignment 1500 words 20%, Test (Multiple Choice) 20%, Examination 2 hours 60%

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