This course comprises the first half of the course JURD7300 Sentencing: Law, Policy and Practice. This segment of the course is a stand alone half course.
Criminal Justice and Criminology.
Recommended Prior Knowledge
- Introduce the general principles of Australian sentencing law
- Develop the capacity to analyse and criticise legal arguments regarding sentencing in Australia
- The jurisprudence regulating the individual sentencing discretion
- The principles governing the adjustment of the outcome of the sentencing decision in response to features of the broader sentencing system
||At least 2,500 words
There is no set text for the course. Rather, all the required reading for the course will be contained in one book of materials. You will be advised when this book is available. (The book should be available about two weeks before the first class.)
Arie Freiberg and Karen Gelb (eds) Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policy, Hawkins Press, 2008
Refer to course outline provided at the beginning of session.