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.
Models of Criminal Justice and the values shaping criminal justice policy and practice, policing, decision to prosecute and alternatives to prosecution, the role of victims, and appeals and other remedies.
|Paper title||Criminal Justice|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$659.10|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,970.20|
- LAWS 201 and 66 further LAWS points
- Pre or Corequisite
- Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
- LAWS 317
- Limited to
- LLB, LLB(Hons), BAppSc
- Not all optional papers will be available in any given year.
- More information link
- View more information on the Faculty of Law's website
- Teaching staff
Ms Danica McGovern
- The Faculty provides all course materials for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
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.