Consolidating all the skills and knowledge of a set suite of public law units, this capstone identifies key areas in the Public Law sector focusing on politics, indigenous perspectives and sovereignty, human rights and litigation.
Module 1 — The Politics of Legal Disputes
Module 2 — Indigenous Perspectives on the Liberal State
Module 3 — The State as Model Litigant
Module 4 — Common Law Rights and Human Rights
Module 5 — Test Cases and the Politics of Litigation
Module 6 — Case Study: Indigenous Sovereignty
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.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||demonstrate knowledge of Australian dispute resolution principles|
|2||evaluate the role of lawyers in Australian dispute resolution procedures and public law litigation|
|3||demonstrate understanding of First Nations perspectives on Anglo-Australian law|
|4||apply the principles and rules of remedies in public law, with emphasis on administrative review, constitutional law, and human rights|
|5||evaluate the principles related to Australian dispute resolution in the context of public law and human rights claims and disputes|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of Australian dispute resolution principles
- evaluate the role of lawyers in Australian dispute resolution procedures and public law litigation
- demonstrate understanding of First Nations perspectives on Anglo-Australian law
- apply the principles and rules of remedies in public law, with emphasis on administrative review, constitutional law, and human rights
- evaluate the principles related to Australian dispute resolution in the context of public law and human rights claims and disputes
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