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Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice - LAWS512

This Unit will explore diverse advanced topics in Criminal Law and responds to contemporary debates within the criminal justice sector internationally and domestically. This unit will critically examine the scholarship of criminal law and criminal justice institutions and practices. Topics to be considered in any one semester may include international criminal law and responsibility, corporate criminal liability, criminal law and gender, criminal law and politics, the construction of offences and policy developments in sentencing and incarceration. This unit will address contemporary debates in criminal law and justice as they develop and will apply advanced criminal justice theory to those debates.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S3 Block - Session 3, December 2019 - February 2020, Block, classes are held in an intensive mode over a sequence of days (with on campus sessions)

S3 External - Session 3, December 2019 - February 2020, External (with on campus sessions)

Staff Contact(s): Mr Christopher Mitchell

(24cp in LAW or LAWS units) or (39cp at 100 level or above including LAWS259 or LAW459Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): LAW462, LAW497
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Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Macquarie Law School

Faculty of Arts

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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