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LA2018 - Principles of Criminal Law B

Credit points: 03
Year: 2018
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Selected offences including: certain offences against the person; property offences; drug offences; sexual offences and related defences. Other topics covered include secondary liability and inchoate offences.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the theories and concepts that underpin the Queensland criminal law;
  • Explain the principles and rules relevant to particular areas of the criminal law in Queensland, including sexual offences, property offences, inchoate offences, secondary liability and drug offences;
  • Identify criminal law issues in legal problems and explain, in both written and oral form with reference to primary and secondary sources, the law that would apply in determining criminal responsibility;
  • Identify the relevant legal setting where the problem would be addressed and procedure that would be followed.
Prerequisites: (LA1101 and LA1102) or LA1007
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA1004

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2018
Coordinator: Mr Malcolm Barrett
Lecturer: Mr Luke Neal.
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
    Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); presentations (10%); assignments (30%).

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 23-Aug-2018
    Coordinator: Mr Malcolm Barrett
    Lecturers: Mr Rowan Silva, Mr Malcolm Barrett.
    Contact hours:
    • 26 hours lectures
    • 12 hours tutorials
      Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); presentations (10%); assignments (30%).

      Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.