SENTENCING LAW AND POLICY
Credit points: 15
Most people charged with criminal offences are sentenced. Students in this subject examine the law and practice of sentencing in Victoria. The subject is taught through a clinical placement at Preston legal Aid. Students will assist lawyers at the office with cases that involve sentencing issues as well as assisting clients themselves under supervision.
FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law
Subject Co-ordinatorBen Walsh
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Special conditions Entrance into the course is by application only. Application forms are available from and submitted to the Faculty Student Services Office, Donald Whitehead Building 208. They can also be downloaded from the School's home page. Hours spent working in placements may have visa implications for international students
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Melbourne, 2014, Week 03-09, Day
Maximum enrolment size12
Enrolment information contrained by available placements Students will be selected on the basis of written application.
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Walsh
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 04 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
Placement - Off Site
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 04 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"1.5 days per week at Legal Aid and field trips"
|Moot||Plea in Mitigation||20|
|one written assignment||2,500 words||30|
|reflective journals||totalling 1,000 words||10|