|Module code||WRG 110|
|Faculty||Faculty of Law|
This module is designed to introduce students to some of the legal aspects of particular importance to social workers. The module includes the following components: An introduction to law in general including an overview of the sources of law, the South African court system, the legal profession, legal aid and the procedural law; the law of persons, with specific reference to the commencement and termination of legal subjectivity and the legal status of a person; an introduction to the criminal law and punishment and the role of the social worker in the criminal process.
|Contact time||2 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1|
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