Comparative and international criminal justice
Comparative and international criminal justice 2022-23
School Of History, Law And Social Sciences
Module - Semester 2
28/01/21 Lecture One: What is Comparative Criminal Justice? 04/02/21 Lecture Two: Theoretical Tools to Understand Criminal Justice 11/02/21 Lecture Three: Criminal Justice: International Overview 18/02/21 Lecture Four: Professional and Lay Judges 25/02/21 Lecture Five: Alternatives to Courts/Alternatives in Courts Reading Week 11/03/21 Lecture Six: Penal Policy and Punishment 18/03/21 Lecture Seven: Victims and Victimisation 25/03/21 Lecture Eight: The Purpose of Criminal Justice Easter Break 22/04/21 Lecture Nine: Forms of International Criminal Justice 29/04/21 Lecture Ten: Restorative Justice and Truth Commissions 6/05/21 Last week: Questions and answers
-threshold -Students should be able to describe, evaluate and analyse the substantive topic/s and present written work that is generally comprehensible and focuses on the question asked; they should show a basic understanding of comparative research and its limitations. -good -Good students should be able to explain with accuracy and critically discuss the appropriate theoretical and empirical issues of the substantive topic/s and locate these within a wider political context; good students should show evidence of consulting a range of complex material and a good understanding of comparative research and its limitations. -excellent -Excellent students should be able to engage in critical analysis of a wide and complex range of material and summarise the arguments with accuracy; relate an understanding of key concepts to perspectives within and beyond the discipline of criminology and criminal justice; excellent students should present work of a high level of accuracy and fluency, and shows an excellent understanding of comparative research and its limitations.
- Gain a systematic and critical understanding of comparative research and its limitations.
- Gain a systematic and critical understanding of different national and cultural practices in relation to sentencing and penal policy.
- Gain a systematic and critical understanding of different prosecution and court practices in different nations.
- Gain a systematic and critical understanding of forms of international criminal justice with an emphasis on the practices of, and debates surrounding, the International Criminal Court.
- Gain a systematic and critical understanding of the impact of victimology on contemporary forms of criminal justice.