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LS 1020
CRIMINAL LAW
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr I Taggart

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

The course introduces students to key aspects of Scottish criminal law including the notion and anatomy of crimes and the essential elements of the major common and statutory law crimes. The course concentrates on substantive issues of Scots criminal law including crimes against the person, property, inchoate crimes, art and part guilt and appropriate defences.

3 one-hour lectures per week and a total of 4 one-hour tutorials.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour examination (100%).

Resit: 1 two-hour examination (100%).