Criminal Law and Procedure A is a compulsory subject in the Juris Doctor program offered by the Faculty of Law. Students enrolled in this subject will learn about criminal offences (including fatal and non-fatal offences against the person, and offences against property) as well as criminal defences (including such defences as accident, mistake, self-defence, provocation, and insanity). Upon completion of the subject, students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of criminal law and their ability to engage in legal reasoning by discussing and solving complex legal problems orally and in writing.
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1. Apply the Criminal Law of Queensland to factual scenarios encompassing various offences (including homicide, offences against the person and offences against property), defences (including self-defence, provocation, mistake and intoxication) and modes of liability.
2. Recognise the principles that underpin the law.
3. Synthesise legislation and common law (case law) to compose legal argument, in the context of the Queensland Criminal Law.
4. Present basic submissions and arguments in a courtroom setting.
There are no co-requisites.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
Future offerings not yet planned.