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LAWS201 Criminal Law

General principles of criminal liability. The law relating to indictable and other selected offences. Procedure on indictment and summary procedure (excluding evidence).

The study of Second-Year Law subjects provides the essential knowledge and skills basis for the rest of the law degree. The analytical, problem-solving and reading skills you acquired in LAWS101 The Legal System will be further developed.

Paper title Criminal Law
Paper code LAWS201
Subject Law
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,583.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,800.00

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Prerequisite
LAWS 101
Limited to
LLB
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Associate Professor Margaret Briggs
Associate Professor Colin Gavaghan
Dr Jesse Wall
Textbooks
All course materials for this paper are provided by the Faculty.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete LAWS 201 Criminal Law will gain knowledge of:
  • General principles of criminal liability
  • The law relating to indictable and other selected offences
  • Procedure on indictment and summary procedure (excluding evidence).

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22
Thursday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22
AND
M1 Monday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T2 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T3 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T4 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T5 Tuesday 16:00-16:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T6 Tuesday 16:00-16:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T7 Monday 15:00-15:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T8 Monday 15:00-15:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T9 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T10 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T11 Wednesday 16:00-16:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T12 Wednesday 16:00-16:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T13 Thursday 10:00-10:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T14 Thursday 10:00-10:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T15 Thursday 11:00-11:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T16 Thursday 11:00-11:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T17 Friday 11:00-11:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T18 Friday 11:00-11:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40

General principles of criminal liability. The law relating to indictable and other selected offences. Procedure on indictment and summary procedure (excluding evidence).

The study of Second-Year Law subjects provides the essential knowledge and skills basis for the rest of the law degree. The analytical, problem-solving and reading skills you acquired in LAWS 101 The Legal System will be further developed.

Paper title Criminal Law
Paper code LAWS201
Subject Law
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
LAWS 101
Limited to
LLB
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Kevin Dawkins
Professor Margaret Briggs
Associate Professor Colin Gavaghan
Dr Jesse Wall
Textbooks
All course materials for this paper are provided by the Faculty.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete LAWS 201 Criminal Law will gain knowledge of:
  • General principles of criminal liability
  • The law relating to indictable and other selected offences
  • Procedure on indictment and summary procedure (excluding evidence).

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 14:00-14:50 9-13, 15-22
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22
Thursday 14:00-14:50 9-13, 15-22
AND
M1 Monday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Wednesday 18:00-21:50 20
A2 Wednesday 18:00-21:50 20
A3 Wednesday 18:00-21:50 20
A4 Thursday 18:00-21:50 20
A5 Thursday 18:00-21:50 20
A6 Thursday 18:00-21:50 20
A7 Tuesday 18:00-21:50 21
A8 Tuesday 18:00-21:50 21
A9 Tuesday 18:00-21:50 21
A10 Tuesday 18:00-21:50 21
A11 Wednesday 18:00-21:50 21
A12 Wednesday 18:00-21:50 21
A13 Wednesday 18:00-21:50 21
A14 Wednesday 18:00-21:50 21
A15 Thursday 18:00-21:50 21
A16 Thursday 18:00-21:50 21
A17 Thursday 18:00-21:50 21
A18 Thursday 18:00-21:50 21
AND one stream from
T1 Monday 11:00-11:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T2 Monday 12:00-12:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T3 Monday 13:00-13:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T4 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T5 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T6 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T7 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T8 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T9 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T10 Thursday 10:00-10:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T11 Thursday 15:00-15:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T12 Thursday 15:00-15:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T13 Thursday 16:00-16:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T14 Thursday 16:00-16:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T15 Friday 11:00-11:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T16 Friday 12:00-12:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T17 Friday 14:00-14:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40
T18 Friday 15:00-15:50 11, 18, 21, 30, 36, 40