This is an elective subject for the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (ONLINE and On-campus) which covers the optional practice area “Criminal Law Practice”.
This subject focusses on developing students with skills in providing advice to clients before arrest; making bail applications and pleas in mitigation; appearing in minor contested hearings; preparation of cases for trial and post-trial processes.
|Faculty||Faculty of Law|
1. Define and analyse the operation of criminal law in practice, involving identification of client rights; the legal elements of any offence and confirming and implementing instructions. 2. Identify options and communicate them to a client in a way in which they could be understood and acted upon. 3. Define and interpret the process involved in the conduct of a criminal case, focusing on the steps necessary to present a case before a court. 4. Identify the processes involved in the conduct of criminal proceedings and the role of an instructing solicitor in the preparation of documents necessary for the conduct of any such proceeding.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
Students are expected to have completed at least 40 Credit Points of GDLP75 subjects.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
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