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LAWS11-215: Criminal Law and Procedure B


Criminal Law and Procedure B is a compulsory subject in the Bachelor of Laws program offered by the Faculty of Law. Students enrolled in this subject will examine the aims of the criminal law along with criminal procedure (including topics such as the classification of offences, process to compel appearance and other investigative processes, bail, preliminary examination, and trial of indictable offences) and sentencing. Upon completion of the subject, students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of criminal law and procedure, and their ability to engage in legal reasoning by discussing and solving complex legal problems orally and in writing.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Law
Study areas
  • Law

Learning outcomes

1. Apply the laws of criminal investigation (Police Powers and Responsibilities), criminal procedure and sentencing to factual scenarios in the context of Queensland Criminal Law. 2. Recognise the tensions between fairness to the accused and the interests of the community in convicting and punishing the guilty, as they apply to the laws of criminal investigation, criminal procedure and sentencing. 3. Analyse the use of principle and policy in judicial reasoning of hard cases, in the context of Criminal Law.

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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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