During our Law course, you will develop the key skills needed to be a good Law student by tackling controversial issues and considering the wider ramifications of legislation. Using debate and discussion, this course will help you to analyse civil and criminal cases. You’ll also get a first taste of mooting, the formal debating of a point of law.
This year’s course will cover topics in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice. Students will have the opportunity to explore the lived experience of claiming wrongful conviction in prison as well as the coping mechanisms used by prisons in those situations. All of this will be examined in the wider context of Criminal Justice and it’s purpose while examining famous cases of wrongful conviction from across Europe.