This subject introduces the student to the major areas of substantive and procedural criminal law in New South Wales and builds on developing skills of legal analysis. The subject covers the application and process of criminal law through case studies on particular crimes such as homicide, assault (including sexual assault), larceny, public order offences and inchoate crimes. In this subject students will examine the relationship between criminal law and the criminal justice system and critique the application and process of the law. The subject will also examine the limits and potentials for the law to achieve what it intends, e.g. through law reform.
Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
JST110 or JRN101
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