Faculty of Arts
|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Offered||Prato Term 3 2014 (On-campus block of classes)|
|Coordinator(s)||Dr James Roffee|
This is an international study program that requires an application to be enrolled - see the Arts Prato page for further information http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/prato/
This intensively delivered unit is part of our Criminology in Prato programme.
The unit introduces students to the 'European' criminal justice system. It does so through the explanation and evidencing of the existence and construction of a 'European Criminal Law' despite the official discourse to the contrary. The unit provides an overview of the driving forces of Europeanization particularly in criminal law and criminal justice. It examines the impact of traditional European Union (Community) Law in the criminal sphere and assesses cooperation between countries. In particular the unit addresses contemporary issues of extradition and mutual assistance in the EU. Finally the unit explores the relationship between supra-national institutions of the European Court of Human Rights, the Council of Europe and their intersection with different member states criminal laws and procedures.
Upon completion of this unit students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of:
In addition third-year students will be required to demonstrate:
The unit seeks to enhance the ability of students to undertake independent research under the guidance of supervision.
Research Assignment (4500 words): 100%
Four half-day (4 hour) seminars