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Civil and Criminal Procedure - LAWS813

This unit examines the principles of civil and criminal procedure in New South Wales. The unit canvasses general principles of civil procedure, the nature of adversarial disputation, case management, pre-litigation issues and protocols, and pre-trial procedures of originating process, gathering of evidence for trial, class actions and the conduct and disposal of civil proceedings. Select topics in criminal procedure, such as classification of offences, police powers and bail, the conduct of criminal trials and sentencing will be covered. A recurrent theme of the unit is a critical evaluation of access to, and the contemporary administration of, justice.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 External - Session 1, External ((with on-campus sessions))

Staff Contact(s): Ms Sonya Willis, Ms Zara Bending

LAWS802 and LAWS803 and LAWS806  Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):


Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Macquarie Law School

Faculty of Arts

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