This unit of study examines the relationship between crime, law, medicine and science. It focuses on criminal detection practices, death investigation systems, the coroner's office, autopsies and socio-legal management of the dead body, human tissue and organ controversies, and the role of medicine, science and psychology in criminal justice.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x 1000wd equivalent Presentation (20%), 1x 2000wd Research Essay (50%), 1x 1500wd Take Home Exercise (30%)
12 credit points at 2000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in SociologyProhibitions