Investigates the Australian legal system’s capacity to deal justly with a critical range of moral, historical and political issues that arise from Aboriginal communities. Model litigant standards, including the exercise of proportionate power and a proper regard for justice and fair play, are examined in relation to the Commonwealth’s interactions with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Topic 1: The Commonwealth and the Law
Topic 2: Justice in Process and Procedure
Topic 3: Case Studies in Aboriginal Justice
Topic 4: Determinations and Aboriginal Justice
Topic 5: A Model Litigant
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||review the principal doctrines and debates regarding just procedural frameworks, model litigant standards and legal equity||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||critically analyse case studies in Australian law and legal history in terms of just procedural frameworks and model litigant standards||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||apply the principles that inform cross-cultural equity and justice under Australian law.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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