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LAWS417 Criminal Justice

Law enforcement; the powers, duties, functioning and control of the police; the prosecution, remand and trial processes; the operation of the penal system, excluding the law of sentencing; juvenile justice.

Criminal Justice covers topics relating to the criminal justice "pipeline", the exercise of discretion, reported and unreported crime, police culture, powers of the police to investigate crime, the sentencing process and sentencing alternatives.

Paper title Criminal Justice
Paper code LAWS417
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $633.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,720.00

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Prerequisite
LAWS 201 and 66 further LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Restriction
LAWS 317
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons), BAppSc
Notes
Not all optional papers will be available in any given year.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Geoff Hall
Textbooks
The Faculty provides all course materials for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Understanding of the New Zealand criminal justice system
  • Knowledge of sentencing , court orders, parole and prisons and the Policing Act.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2017

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

Law enforcement; the powers, duties, functioning and control of the police; the prosecution, remand and trial processes; the operation of the penal system, excluding the law of sentencing; juvenile justice.

Criminal Justice covers topics relating to the criminal justice "pipeline", the exercise of discretion, reported and unreported crime, police culture, powers of the police to investigate crime, the sentencing process and sentencing alternatives.

Paper title Criminal Justice
Paper code LAWS417
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Second Semester
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 201 and 66 further LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Restriction
LAWS 317
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons), BAppSc
Notes
Not all optional papers will be available in any given year.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
To be confirmed
Textbooks
The Faculty provides all course materials for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork
. View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Understanding of the New Zealand criminal justice system
  • Knowledge of sentencing , court orders, parole and prisons and the Policing Act.

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Timetable

Second Semester

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 15:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41