LAWHONS 706 - Criminal Law and Policy

Credit points: 20 points
Offered: Full-year
Contact hours: Lectures - 2 hours per week
Course Coordinator: Professor Julia Tolmie / Associate Professor Scott Optican

Course description

The first semester of this course will cover a range of criminal law issues examined through the medium of case law, statute, academic and media commentary and documentary film and television and from a variety of perspectives. The second semester will consist of student presentations of their research into a variety of different topics relevant to criminal law and policy.


The assessment structure for this course is as follows: 15% for class participation; 15% for oral presentation of the students written paper; and 70% for the written seminar paper.