CRJU150-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Legal method in the criminal justice context

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 8 May 2020


Legal method in the criminal law context provides an introduction to understanding legal concepts, the sources of law, and the structure of the criminal justice system in New Zealand. Students will be introduced to important concepts and definitions and to the techniques of legal reasoning, case analysis and statutory interpretation through an examination of criminal cases and laws. They will also be introduced to the impact Tikanga and customary law has on understanding legal method in New Zealand. Students who study this course will be well equipped to understand legal method from a New Zealand criminal law perspective.


Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Presentation A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 10:00 - 11:00 K1 Lecture Theatre 17 Feb - 5 Apr
27 Apr - 31 May
Presentation B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 08:00 - 09:00 A1 Lecture Theatre 17 Feb - 5 Apr
27 Apr - 31 May

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $822.00

International fee $4,000.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see School of Law.

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  • CRJU150-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020