Vulnerability and the Law (11260.1)
|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||Canberra Law School|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2021 Semester 2 DR Cristy CLARK (Ph: +61 2 62068984 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit examines how law engages with vulnerability. It focuses on how law protects and empowers those in positions of relative weakness, such as vulnerable and disadvantaged young people, elders, people with physical, mental and intellectual disabilities, refugees and migrants, and Indigenous people. Legal frameworks considered include international and national human rights laws, capacity law, discrimination law, and the criminal justice system.
This unit may be co-taught with a G version of the unit.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Apply and analyse principles of legal process, including comparing and contrasting different legal responses to particular aspects of vulnerability;
2. Create and evaluate legal arguments, employing research, writing, and advocacy skills to agitate persuasively for reform; and
3. Examine the relationship between law and vulnerability in society.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2020
- Semester 2, 2019
One 1 hour lecture and one 2 hour seminar (featuring problem-based learning and interactive workshop) on campus per week.
Must have passed at least 24 credit points including including 11251 Foundations of Law and Justice.
7027 Employment Discrimination and the Law, 8055 Mental Health and the Law, 8245 Indigenous Australians and the Law and 8507 Young People and Crime.
- ARSC03 Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Laws
- MGSC03 Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Laws
- MGSC01 Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Laws
- ARSC02 Bachelor of Communication and Media/ Bachelor of Laws
- NPSC02 Bachelor of Forensic Studies/ Bachelor of Laws
- SCB001 Bachelor of Justice Studies
- SCNP01 Bachelor of Justice Studies/Bachelor of Forensic Studies
- SCB101 Bachelor of Laws
- SCAR03 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Design
- SCSC02 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Laws
- SCSC01 Bachelor of Science in Psychology/ Bachelor of Laws
- NPSC01 Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Laws