Australian Common Law System
|Australian Common Law System (BCL250)|
|School||School of Law|
|Description||Focuses on the institutions of the common law and the way in which lawyers approach their work, looking at the range of legal institutions in Australia, including courts, legislative bodies, the civil services and legal profession.
Topics: development of Australia's legal system's 'common law' characteristics; working with case-law and the doctrine of precedent; nature, operation and interpretation of statutes; alternative dispute resolution; legal practice and ethics; Inclusion and exclusion in law; development of fundamental library research skills; exam techniques.
|Contact time||Lectures: 4 hours per day, two-week intensive
|Prerequisites||Enrolment in Bachelor of Common Law.|
|Appears in these Courses||Common Law (BCL)
|BCL250||Unit Coordinator not listed|
|N/A||no Unit Contacts listed|