Law, Innovation and Technologies (11271.1)
|Level:||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|
Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 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 Alison MCLENNAN (Ph: +61 2 62068367 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit examines how law engages with and shapes disruptive technologies. It does so by examining regulation, law reform, and practical implications of technological innovation both in theory, and through application to case studies. Case studies will be drawn from fields including biotechnologies, information, and communication technologies. Students will gain an understanding of the relationship between technology and society, and the role of law as a mediator for change. The unit provides students with unique exposure to cross-disciplinarity between sciences and law. Students will identify, analyse, and articulate relevant issues and legal responses.
This unit may be co-taught with a PG version of the unit.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Apply and analyse legal processes to understand law reform and regulation in the context of technology and society;
2. Create and evaluate legal arguments demonstrating the operation of existing legal frameworks, and arguing for reform using legal communication skills; and
3. Create and evaluate arguments about the impact of technologies on society and law's role in moderating or mediating technological disruption.
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 36 credit points.
- ARSC03 Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Laws
- 706AA Bachelor of Business Informatics
- 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
- HLB103 Bachelor of Health Science
- 322AA Bachelor of Information Technology
- 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
- 560AA Bachelor of Software Engineering
- 838AA Bachelor of Software Engineering/Bachelor of Business Informatics