Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 2-hour seminars per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 144 hours.
Legal Method and Reasoning; Principles of Public Law or in each case their equivalents.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills, and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorMr Kevin Heller
Melbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
The subject studies the legal categories, judicial culture, and socio-historical contexts through which the contemporary attribution of criminal responsibility takes place. The topics covered in this subject include:
Throughout each of these topics, the emphasis is on both the theories and the practices of criminal law.
On completion of the subject, students should have a clear understanding of the following specific areas:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Rush and Yeo, Criminal Law Sourcebook (2nd Edition).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject students should have developed the following generic skills:
Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Laws |
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