Justice and Human Rights

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Justice and Human Rights

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Criminology, Justice Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Critical examination of major institutions of justice; roles played Parliament in producing criminal law to the
    roles played by the police, prosecution, probation and prison service in law enforcement and punishment;
    roles of courts in adjudicating, sentencing and rectifying miscarriages of justice. Particular attention paid to
    the consequences of British membership of the Council of Europe and the European Convention on Human
    Rights.

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