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LAWS6365: Environmental Crimes and Law Enforcement

2024 unit information

This unit focuses on understanding enforcement measures in the environmental law field. The unit will suit both international and national students who want to increase their understanding of enforcement-related issues. The unit examines the nature of law enforcement generally and in the environmental law field specifically. Students will develop understanding of the nature of ‘environmental crime’ and ‘green criminology’; of the relevance and value in different countries of international obligations relevant to enforcement; of the value of different types of criminal sanctions; of the advantages and limitations of different types of proceedings; of the value of considering different comparative approaches taken by different countries; and the nature of administrative obligation and sanction measures. Further information about this unit is available in the Sydney Law School timetable, unit of study outline and academic staff profile

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Code LAWS6365
Academic unit Law
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Intensive October 2024
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
There are no availabilities for previous years.

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