Advanced Legal Research and Writing PG (6621.4)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||Canberra Law School|
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- Semester 1, 2018, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (177966) - View
- Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (167699) - View
- Semester 1, 2017, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (166897) - View
- Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (151920) - View
- Semester 1, 2016, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (154218) - View
- Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (140722) - View
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Advanced Legal Research and Writing aims to place traditional and electronic legal research skills within an advanced theoretical framework, and to give students a firm grounding in legal writing.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an enhanced capacity for legal research;
2. Show a greater awareness of, and capacity for, precision, accuracy and clarity in legal writing; and
3. Articulate an understanding of the historical development of the dissemination of the law, the sources of law in selected Commonwealth and other foreign jurisdictions and how they are accessed and researched, the nature and relevance of government documentary sources (including extrinsic materials) for legal research and the ways of obtaining such sources, the elements of legal drafting through writing and presenting legal agreements, and major legal research methodologies including empirical research methodologies.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 1, 2018
- Semester 2, 2017
- Semester 1, 2017
- Semester 2, 2016
- Semester 1, 2016
- Semester 2, 2015
3 hours per week.
Completion of Legal Systems G or equivalent.
Familiarity with the legal system, particularly the Australian system; basic legal research skills; understanding of judicial precedent and statutory interpretation.