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LAW4206 Advanced Criminal Law
Credit Points: 15
LAW1214 Criminal Law II

In this unit students will critically examine crime, criminal law and related institutions.  The unit will build on the basic principles upon which criminal laws are founded and operate, including the processes used to establish criminal responsibility, criminal procedure and sentencing.  Students will explore in a critical context specialist courts including drug court and the domestic family violence court and the various diversionary progams in Western Australia involving both adult and children's court.  This will involve a critical contextual and interpretive approach to the criminal justice system with emphasis on specialist courts and related institutions designed to reduce the incidence of crime in Western Australia.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K09Bachelor of Forensic Investigation
V72Bachelor of Laws
K50Bachelor of Laws
Y67Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Arts
Y04Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Business
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012