Unit 4 AOS 2A - Court processes and procedures
- the elements of an effective legal system: entitlement to a fair and unbiased hearing; effective access to the legal system; and timely resolution of disputes.
- criminal pre-trial procedures and their purposes, including: bail and remand; and committal hearings;
- general purposes of criminal sanctions;
- an overview of three types of sanctions and their specific purpose;
- Supreme Court civil pre-trial procedures, including: pleadings; discovery; directions hearings; and the purposes of these procedures
- the purpose of civil remedies;
- types of civil remedies, including damages and injunctions.
- define key legal terminology and use it appropriately;
- discuss, interpret and analyse legal information;
- apply legal principles to relevant cases and issues;
- describe the pre-trial procedures for the resolution of criminal cases and civil disputes, and compare their relative purposes;
- discuss the ability of criminal sanctions and civil remedies to achieve their purposes;
- evaluate the extent to which court processes and procedures contribute to an effective legal system.