LAWS6896 - International & Comparative Criminal Justice
- Explore the growing internationalisation of criminal justice through an examination of forms of transnational crime and international conflicts and the infrastructure that is being developed to regulate global insecurities and criminal harms.
- Explore the development of various institutions in response to international crimes and their relation to international human rights and access to justice.
- Consider the different paradigms of justice that inform diverse international developments, notably contrasts between retributive and restorative justice.
Tensions and conflicts between nation-state based criminal justice and international norms; processes and procedures for regulating crime; the establishment of a distinct international criminal justice order and the nature of its jurisprudence, values and implications.
Semester 1 Intensive
31 May & 1, 7, 8 June 2013
The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.
- 1 x Class Presentation (20%)
- 1 x Essay (40%)
- 1 x Take Home Exam (40%)
Candidates who have previously completed LAWS6269 Criminal Justice & Globalisation and LAWS6219 International Criminal Law are not permitted to enrol in this unit.
You can credit this unit towards Legal Professional Development (LPD). Units of study that are part of Sydney Law School’s Postgraduate Program meet the necessary Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of the New South Wales Bar Association. You may complete this unit of study by enrolling on a non-degree basis or on an audit basis only with no assessment via Single Unit Enrolment.