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Legal Advice Clinic (8892.2)

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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Unit Outlines

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  • Semester 2, 2017, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (167507) - View
  • Winter Term, 2017, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (167887) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (166867) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (155366) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (155368) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (155365) - View
  • Summer Semester 2015/16, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (155367) - View

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Syllabus

Students will attend the Legal Clinic and assist a registered practitioner in a variety of tasks, designed to enhance the student's contextual understanding of the law and legal system through exposure to real legal problems. These tasks may include:
Client interviewing;
Conducting legal research to respond to client needs;
Drafting letters of advice;
Preparing materials for community legal education through the clinic;
Policy and reform work arising out of issues presented at the clinic.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will have:

1. Demonstrated the ability to apply legal principles to tasks under supervision of a licensed legal practitioner;

2. Conducted research to solve a real legal problem;

3. Reflected on the study and practice of law; and

4. Successfully communicated their reflections or research through a presentation.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Up to 3 hours per week.

Prerequisites

Permission of the unit convenor

Corequisites

Enrolment in a Law degree

Assumed Knowledge

NONE

Incompatible Units

NONE.

Equivalent Units

NO.



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