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Lawyers and Professional Responsibility (11273.1)

Level: Introductory Unit Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Law & Justice

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  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (190008) - View

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Syllabus

This unit aims to prepare students to join the legal profession by exposing them to the history, regulation and professional responsibilities of legal practitioners. The unit encompasses professional conduct obligations and discipline. It also provides students with a basis on which to approach and manage professional and ethical conflicts as junior practitioners.

This unit may be co-taught with a G version of the unit.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Identify, describe and explain the importance of lawyers' obligations to the administration of justice, the Courts, clients, the profession and the community by reference to both the common law and rules of professional conduct;

2. Identify, reflect on and manage ethical dilemmas likely to arise in practice; and

3. Develop a professional identity through an e-portfolio.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

One 1 hour lecture and one 2 hour interactive workshop on campus per week.

Prerequisites

This unit is only available to students in a Bachelor of Laws course.

Corequisites

Must have passed or be currently enrolled in 11251 Foundations of Law and Justice.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Equivalent Units

7043 Lawyers and Professional Responsibility



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