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Criminal Justice and the Constitution


Course convenor: Ms Jameelah Omar

Course outline:

This course provides students with the opportunity to explore selected advanced issues in criminal justice, punishment and the manner in which the Constitution impacts the South African criminal justice system. Students will use the group discussions to develop research skills and produce research papers. It ties in with compulsory courses in the LLB, such as criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence and constitutional law as well as with criminology.

DP requirements: None.



Attendance at and participation in seminars 10%
Final research paper 90%