LA4039 - Advocacy and Criminal Sentencing
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Business, Law & Governance
The subject covers two discrete but related topics: the principles and practice of
courtroom advocacy and an in-depth examination of the legislation and authorities
governing the sentencing process. Practical consideration of the bail application
process are also covered. Students are introduced to the different styles and approaches
that can be applied to best present a client's case in both civil and criminal appearances
across a range of courts and will have the opportunity to practise the skills taught
in a practical setting.
- apply the bail application process;
- understand the different styles and approaches that can be used to best present material
in civil and criminal appearances in a court of law;
- use the different styles and approaches to advocacy;
- be familiar with the legislation and authorities that govern the sentencing process;
- understand the process for making a bail application.
||(LA2017 OR LA1005) AND (LA2018 OR LA1004) AND LA3004
Study Period 8
|Census Date 15-Aug-2019
|Non-standard start/end 13-Jul-2019 to 04-Oct-2019
|Face to face teaching
13-Jul-2019 to 03-Aug-2019 (9am-5pm: Sat 13/07; 9am-5pm: Sat/Sun 20-21/07 and 27-28/07; 9am-5pm: Sat 03/08.)
||Professor Stephen Graw, Mr Mark Fenlon, <Person not found>, Mr Luke Neal.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 38 hours workshops/Seminars
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (50%); presentations (50%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Use of the Law School's Moot Court and availability of video and sound recording equipment
to provide student feedback and an assessment record. Students will be required to
attend all classes as assessment will be integrated throughout the coursework.
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
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