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Content description VCCCL022

Civics and Citizenship / Levels 7 and 8 / Laws and Citizens
Content description
Explain how Australia’s legal system aims to provide justice, including through the rule of law, presumption of innocence, burden of proof, right to a fair trial and right to legal representation
  1. discussing the role of the Magna Carta in establishing the principle of a fair trial
  2. discussing the elements of a 'fair trial', including citizens' roles as witnesses and jurors
  3. exploring how Australians can receive access to justice and legal representation, such as through legal aid
  4. discussing the meaning and importance of the rule of law, presumption of innocence, and burden of proof
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