Constitutional Law (7022.4)
|Level:||Undergraduate Third Year Level|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||School of Law & Justice|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2017 Semester 1 DR Trevor O RYAN (Ph: +61 2 62015771 ) ON-CAMPUS 2018 Semester 1 DR Trevor O RYAN (Ph: +61 2 62015771 ) ON-CAMPUS
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- Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (154765) - View
- Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145853) - View
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This unit examines the impact of the Commonwealth Constitution on the way in which Australia operates. It examines the Commonwealth/State relationship, the constitutional significance of political institutions, the influence of the constitution on federal governance, and the impact of the constitution on individuals.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the legal foundations of Australian public institutions and the impact of the Constitution on private and commercial life;
2. Show awareness that federation involves a constant sense of friction between the Commonwealth and the States;
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the High Court in the governance of Australia and how the Commonwealth works within the constitutional limitations to achieve its goals;
4. Identify the different strands in a constitutional law case and to see how the law interacts with political and social issues;
5. Analyse complex legal arguments and reasoning;
6. Find a constitutional law basis on which to support a piece of legislation; and
7. Compose and express complex legal arguments.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 1, 2017
- Semester 1, 2016
- Semester 1, 2015
3 hours per week.
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