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LAW1121 Criminal Law and Procedure

Short Description: Criminal Law and Procedure
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 4
ASCED code : 090999 - Law not elsewhere classified
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: BEDU (Legal Studies) and BSED Students - LAW1111; all other Students - LAW1111 and LAW1112

Other Requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at


This course deals with elements of Criminal Law and Procedure, specifically: the definition of crime; elements of crime; aims of the criminal law; homicide and defences; non-fatal offences against the person and defences; offences against property; general doctrines; selected topics chosen from attempts, participation in crime, drunkenness, mistake and strict responsibility; and elements of criminal procedure including classification of offences, process to compel appearance, bail, preliminary examination and trial of indictable offences.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022