CRJU150-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024

Legal Method in the Criminal Justice Context

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 3 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 12 May 2024

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.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Restrictions

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 13:00 - 14:00 A2 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 15:00 - 16:00 A2 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 16:00 - 17:00 Psychology - Sociology 210
11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
29 Apr - 5 May
13 May - 19 May
27 May - 2 Jun
02 Tuesday 17:00 - 18:00 Psychology - Sociology 210
11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
29 Apr - 5 May
13 May - 19 May
27 May - 2 Jun
04 Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00 Rehua 427 Technology Workshop (13/3-27/3)
James Logie 104 (1/5, 15/5-29/5)
11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
29 Apr - 5 May
13 May - 19 May
27 May - 2 Jun
05 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 Psychology - Sociology 456
11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
29 Apr - 5 May
13 May - 19 May
27 May - 2 Jun
06 Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00 Psychology - Sociology 456
11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
29 Apr - 5 May
13 May - 19 May
27 May - 2 Jun
07 Thursday 15:00 - 16:00 Jack Erskine 445
11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
29 Apr - 5 May
13 May - 19 May
27 May - 2 Jun
08 Thursday 16:00 - 17:00 Jack Erskine 445
11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
29 Apr - 5 May
13 May - 19 May
27 May - 2 Jun

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 19:00 - 20:45 A4 Lecture Theatre
22 Apr - 28 Apr
02 Tuesday 19:00 - 20:45 A5 Lecture Theatre
22 Apr - 28 Apr
03 Tuesday 19:00 - 20:45 A6 Lecture Theatre
22 Apr - 28 Apr

Course Coordinator

Liam Grant

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Tutorial Attendance 5%
Evening Test 23 Apr 2024 40%
Quiz 2 09 May 2024 10%
Quiz 1 07 Mar 2024 10%
Final Exam 35%


Assessment is likely to include an online quiz, test and an exam with dates and exact percentages to be confirmed.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $893.00

International fee $4,663.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Faculty of Law .

All CRJU150 Occurrences

  • CRJU150-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024