Dispute Management G (11432.1)
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|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
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|Canberra Law School||Graduate Level|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
This unit will be co-taught with the undergraduate Dispute Management unit.
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Critically reflect and evaluate different types of dispute resolution processes and how they can be applied to resolve different types of disputes in international and domestic contexts;
2. Interpret and construct solutions to complex disputes in domestic and international settings;
3. Develop a model of dispute resolution designed for a particular dispute;
4. Reflect critically, analyse and synthesise complex ideas that relate to cultural, ethical and power imbalance issues as they relate to different types of dispute resolution processes; and
5. Apply and critically reflect on different legislative frameworks, professional standards and policy requirements in dispute resolution processes.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
This Unit introduces you to non-adversarial approaches to dispute resolution in the context of legal practice and advocacy. It highlights the importance in managing disputes and the role of lawyers within that process. It also discusses the significant and positive role that lawyers play in society, not only upholding the law but also in assisting people to resolve their own disputes.
PrerequisitesThis unit is only available to students in the Juris Doctor, Master of Laws, Master of Legal Studies, Graduate Diploma of Legal Studies and Graduate Certificate in Legal Studies courses.
Equivalent units9423 Alternative Dispute Resolution in Law G
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David Spencer, Principles of Dispute Resolution (2016) 2nd LawBook Co
Rachael Field, James Duffy and Anna Huggins, Alternative Dispute Resolution (Chapter 14) in Lawyering and Positive Professional Identifies (2014) LexisNexis Butterworths
Laurence Boulle and Rachael Field, Australian Dispute Resolution and Law Practice (2017) LexisNexis Butterworths
Students are expected to attend workshops.
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums