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Internatl and Comparative Criminal Justice - LAWS6896

Year - 2019

This Unit will provide a comparative and critical investigation of the conceptualisation and operation of criminal law and criminal justice both within Australia and internationally. It will compare and examine how and why different jurisdictions criminalise and punish certain behaviours. For instance, it will explore the categorisation and response to various forms of homicides, including unlawful assault causing death. These comparative investigations will enhance the ability to view law and criminal justice from wider, comparative, theoretical and sociological perspectives and inform criminal law reform in a global context.

May 3, 4 and 17, 18 (9-5)

class participation (10%), 4000wd essay (40%) and assignment (30%)

Additional information
Academic Profile The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis


LAWS6269 or LAWS6219


Faculty: Sydney Law School

Intensive May

22 Apr 2019

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 17 May 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Thomas Crofts
HECS Band: 3
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