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Unit of Study LAWS6001 Legal Institutions and Processes (2024)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

describe the historical foundations of Anglo-Australian law, including an understanding of the historical and contemporary relevance of Indigenous legal systems in Australia

demonstrate familiarity with the formal and informal institutions and processes which shape the development of Australian law

demonstrate an understanding of how to approach legal problems involving the application of judicial precedents and/or the interpretation of statutes

engage in legal research utilising and acknowledging a variety of sources.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Quiz10%
Annotated bibliography40%
Essay50%

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Prescribed Texts
  • Coleman, A, Bender, M, Clarke, J, Hunter, Z, Lane, A, Paterson, Dr J, Platz C & Schuwalow, L, 2020, Law In Commerce, 7th edn, LexisNexis, Australia. ISBN: 9780409351811 (print version); 9780409351828 (eBook).
  • Sanson, M & Anthony, T, 2022, Connecting with Law, 5th edn, Oxford University Press, Australia. ISBN: 9780190333782 (print version); 9780190333799 (eBook).
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  • Coleman, A, Bender, M, Clarke, J, Hunter, Z, Lane, A, Paterson, Dr J, Platz C & Schuwalow, L, 2020, Law In Commerce, 7th edn, LexisNexis, Australia. ISBN: 9780409351811 (print version); 9780409351828 (eBook).
  • Sanson, M & Anthony, T, 2022, Connecting with Law, 5th edn, Oxford University Press, Australia. ISBN: 9780190333782 (print version); 9780190333799 (eBook).
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