Criminal Procedure (Advanced) module (LW42026)

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Credits

30

Module code

LW42026

Criminal Procedure (Advanced)

Aims

Examines aspects of criminal procedure in Scotland, as well as in England and Wales, from a critical perspective. It requires students critically to analyse the development and reform of the criminal process.

Examples of content

Central aspects of criminal procedure which may include:

  • adversarial and inquisitorial procedures
  • theories of the criminal process
  • evidential aspects
  • the accused's 'right' of silence
  • the jury

SCQF Credits

30 credits