Introduces students to Global Legal Pluralism, an approach to law that seeks to understand the international and transnational legal system by expanding the range of what counts as law and considering how legal, quasi-legal and governmental systems might best manage the interaction among multiple law-making communities.
Topic 1: An Introduction to Global Legal Pluralism
Topic 2: An Introduction to the law of jurisdiction
Topic 3: An Introduction to the law of choice-of-law
Topic 4: An Introduction to the law of recognition of judgments
Topic 5: Case studies in non-state legal orders
Topic 6: Global Legal Pluralism as a normative project
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||Demonstrate an understanding of the core concepts of Global Legal Pluralism||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Explain the differing approaches available to resolve conflict of laws problems||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Analyse strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to conflict of laws problems||Intellectual rigour||Creativity|
|4||Demonstrate an understanding of how to conceptualize law to include non-formal legal systems||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
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Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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