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Current Legal Issues (7870.3)

Level: Undergraduate Fourth Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Law & Justice

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  • Winter Term, 2016, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (152543) - View

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Syllabus

This unit will examine selected commercial or non-commercial legal issues. It will be offered as an elective unit to LLB students. The units content will vary from semester to semester depending on the interests and availability of staff. The approved offering for each semester will be advertised to students at least one semester in advance of its availability and may cover commercial law disciplines such as insolvency law or banking law, which are not presently taught within the Law Program, as well as non-commercial areas such as law and public policy, advanced criminal law and advanced administrative law, all of which tap staff expertise and research interests and will foster a synergy between those interests, the resources of our research centers and the teaching program, as well as providing a response to student demand.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Understand the working of relevant laws in the selected field, the policy behind the law and its place in the system of justice; understand the implications of legal issues in the selected field, including where relevant international obligations in that field; be able to demonstrate the capacity for research and analysis/problem solving in the selected field and to explore particular topics in the selected field in depth.

Assessment Items

Prerequisites

Admission to the LLB degree offered by or through the University and the units Legal Systems and Legal Methods and Skills or equivalent.



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