Unit 1     Principles & Problems in Criminal Law

Criminal Law's Purpose


Defend OR Refute the FOLLOWING STATEMENT          "We Are All Criminals"


CASE 1

6 LESSONS


FACTS DETERMINED AT TRIAL LEVEL in R. v. Stephan


LEGAL PRINCIPLES


CRIMINAL LAW PROCESS & ELEMENTS OF AN OFFENCE



CASE 2


TASK

Research the case and make notes on the following:

KEY FACTS (note the source(s) of the facts)
LEGAL ISSUES (what are the legal questions the court must answer about the dispute)
KEY ARGUMENTS (what are the core arguments of each side)

RESEARCH LINKS



Studying the Offender



The Criminal Equation

READING # 1     Elements of an Offence