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Comparative Criminal Justice - JURD7631
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Faculty: Faculty of Law
School:  School of Law
Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Postgraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: LAWS2311 and LAWS2321 and LAWS6210
Fee Band:   (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course introduces students to the aims and objectives of comparative law study, and the strengths and limitations of such an enquiry by focusing on aspects of criminal trial practice in various jurisdictions. Students will critically evaluate our criminal trial process by focusing on a number of themes, including: confessions and the right to silence, plea bargaining in different legal cultures, double jeopardy, adversarialism and the role of accusatorial justice etc.

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