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From crime to punishment

Throughout the course you'll work through a case study which follows the story of a suspect/defendant.

Length  Start date  Department In partnership with
Four weeks   13 July 2020  Law FutureLearn

You'll identify the different definitions of crime and gain an understanding of criminal justice processes in England and Wales, from investigation to prosecution and defence to sentencing. At the end you'll be asked to make a sentencing decision.

This course is designed for anyone with an interest in law. You might be thinking about studying law at university, you may already be involved in the profession, or you may just have a general interest in the subject.

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