Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours, 3 hours per week over 12 weeks. |
Total Time Commitment: 144 hours.
733-510 Legal Method and Reasoning; 733-511 Principles of Public Law; 733-512 Torts; 733-513 Obligations; 733-514 Dispute Resolution.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Students are recommended to take international law prior to, or in conjunction with, this subject.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills, and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorAssoc Prof Jacqueline Peel
ContactMelbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
|Subject Overview:||This subject aims to provide a general introduction to climate change law and regulation at an international, national and local level with comparative examinations of other jurisdictions, as relevant. This will be supplemented by more detailed examination and case studies of specific topics, such as international law frameworks, and federal policy and law responses such as cap and trade emissions trading schemes, and renewable energy responses.|
On completion of this subject, students should demonstrate:
If numbers in the course remain below 25, students will be required to present the findings of their case studies in class.
|Prescribed Texts:||David Hodgkinson and Renee Garner, Global Climate Change: Australian Law and Policy (Butterworths, latest edition).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
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