MLL218 - Criminal Procedure

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: For Bachelor of Laws (including combined Law awards) students only
Prerequisite: Nil
Corequisite:

MLL114 (previously coded MLL214)

Incompatible with: MLP233
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour online independent and collaborative learning activities plus 1 x 1 hour class (large group interactive learning experience) plus 1 x 2 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour online independent and collaborative learning activities plus 1 x 1 hour class (large group interactive learning experience - live streamed and recording provided) plus 1 x 2 hour seminar (live streamed and recording provided) per week

Content

The unit aims to provide students with a practical understanding of the criminal justice system. Students will be expected to become familiar with the statutes and case law shaping the law of criminal procedure. Students will also be encouraged to consider the adequacy of our procedural laws and whether reform is appropriate. The unit examines: courts exercising criminal jurisdiction; the commencement of criminal proceedings; bail; search, seizure and forensic procedures; police questioning; identification evidence; the role of the DPP, Crown Solicitor and Counsel and Police in the prosecution of offences; the accused's pleadings and the jury system.

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