LW5660 - Criminal Procedure

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
For 2013 Cohort and thereafter: LW5621, LW5622, LW5602, LW5606A and LW5606B
For 2012 Cohort and before:
LW2601 or LW5601, and
LW3606 or
LW3606A and LW3606B or LW5606A and LW5606B
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2018/19

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to:
  • examine the principles of law relevant to criminal procedure in the courts of Hong Kong
  • provide practical appreciation and awareness of existing and possible mechanisms for the disposal of criminal cases and an opportunity to examine and appreciate conflicts of interests and values which can arise in criminal proceedings
  • provide practical appreciation and awareness of the powers, duties and ethical responsibilities of those engaged in criminal litigation
  • provide an opportunity to identify and analyse concepts of criminal procedure
  • understand the rights and obligations of persons subject to allegations of criminality

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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