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|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$646.20|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,856.00|
- 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
- To be confirmed
- 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
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- Learning Outcomes
- Understanding of the New Zealand criminal justice system
- Knowledge of sentencing , court orders, parole and prisons and the Policing Act.