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Criminal law notes for University of Queensland.

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Law Criminal law Ethics Justice Penology Australian criminal law Elements of crime Crime Criminal justice Criminalization Retributive justice Attempt
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Law Criminal law Ethics Justice Penology Australian criminal law Elements of crime Crime Criminal justice Criminalization Retributive justice Attempt
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▪ According to Colvin et al, ‘Criminal law involves the use of penal sanctions to enforce the prohibitions which the state imposes on conduct. Conduct constitutes a criminal offence when it has been so defined by the law.’ ▪ According to Lord Atkin1, ‘The criminal quality of an act cannot be ascertained by intuition, nor can it be discovered by reference to any standard but one: Is the act prohibited with penal consequences Morality and criminality are far from co-­‐‐extensive...’ ▪ According to Waller and Williams, two factors are generally necessary for conduct...
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