20 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module builds upon the foundational learning in LAW135 Criminal Law and Justice, developing students' knowledge about the doctrine and principles of criminal law. The focus rests upon the theme of criminalisation 'Beyond Homicide', the main family of substantive crimes examined by the predecessor module. It examines the range and scope of criminal law in critical detail, looking at the substantive offences and considering them in wider socio-legal context.

Staff Contact: HAYES DAVID J
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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