2 Law and Crime (2LAW1)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Hoy

The criminal justice system determines the guilt or otherwise of an accused, and imposes sanctions on a guilty person. But what lies behind the mind of an offender?  What factors contribute to offending? In this course, you will investigate different crimes to learn about the key concepts in law. You will use theories from psychology to try to explain the behavior of the criminal mind to an applied case.

Learning Areas:

Social Science


2 Take Action (2ACT2) Social Studies, 3 Take Action (3ACT) *

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
Course Fee $10.00 for in-class materials and resources. ** This includes a print credit of $5.00 to be added to a learner’s Can-Do cards.
Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events and added to statements as they occur.

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

See the Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

No additional course-specific stationery items required.

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.


Please be aware, our charges may change