CRJU150-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Legal method in the criminal justice context

15 points

Details:
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, 29 May 2020

Description

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.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Restrictions

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 10:00 - 11:00 - (24/4-29/5)
K1 Lecture Theatre (21/2-20/3)
17 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 08:00 - 09:00 - (25/3, 22/4-27/5)
A1 Lecture Theatre (19/2-18/3)
17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 10:00 9 Mar - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 10 May
25 May - 31 May
02 Monday 10:00 - 11:00 9 Mar - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 10 May
25 May - 31 May
03 Monday 12:00 - 13:00 9 Mar - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 10 May
25 May - 31 May
04 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 9 Mar - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 10 May
25 May - 31 May
05 Monday 14:00 - 15:00 9 Mar - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 10 May
25 May - 31 May
06 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 9 Mar - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 10 May
25 May - 31 May
07 Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00 9 Mar - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 10 May
25 May - 31 May
08 Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 9 Mar - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 10 May
25 May - 31 May
09 Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00 9 Mar - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 10 May
25 May - 31 May
10 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 9 Mar - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 10 May
25 May - 31 May
11 Thursday 12:00 - 13:00 9 Mar - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 10 May
25 May - 31 May
12 Thursday 13:00 - 14:00 9 Mar - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 10 May
25 May - 31 May

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 19:00 - 22:00 27 Apr - 3 May

Course Coordinator

For further information see School of Law Head of Department

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Online Quiz 06 Mar 2020 5%
Online Learn Test 28 Apr 2020 35%
Final Exam 60%


The assessment will be confirmed in the first week of lectures.

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.

All CRJU150 Occurrences

  • CRJU150-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020