LLM533 Fundamentals of Australia's Common Law SystemUpdated: 21 March 2019
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in LLM from 2015 (rule a or b - non-Australian); or candidature in LLM from 2015 (rule c)|
|Restrictions||LAW100 or LLM633 or LS100|
In this unit students are introduced to the key features of Australia's legal system. It will examine Australia's legislative, executive and judicial branches of government, federalism, the Australian legal profession and selected principles of Australian public, private and procedural law. Students will also practise basic legal skills in reading case law, interpreting statutes, answering legal problems and researching and citing the law.
|Materials||Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.|
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: