Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 |
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Dispute Resolution, Torts and Contracts
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Camille Cameron
Class actions are controversial. Some people see them as enhancing access to justice and as an effective regulatory tool, while others see them as little more than a way for lawyers to get rich. These views, and others, will be canvassed and critically evaluated. Guest lectures by judges, lawyers and regulators will be included.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Peter Cashman, Class Action Law and Practice, The Federation Press (2007)
Some printed materials will be issued by Melbourne Law School
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of the subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
In addition, on completion of the subject, students should have developed the following skills specific to the discipline of law
o important features from judgments
o reconcile judgments
o evaluate the development of legal principles
o apply legal principles arising from case law to new situations
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