Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours: delivery in one three hour seminar. |
Total Time Commitment: 144 hours.
Legal Method and Reasoning; Principles of Public Law or in each case their equivalents.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|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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Legal Theory offers an introduction to the practice of theorising the place and role of law within Australia and contemporary society and culture. The subject is formulated around central questions in jurisprudence with specific concepts and their analysis being developed by reference to the traditions of legal theory and by reference to contemporary issues. The teaching of the subject is structured around a set of questions or topics that are integral to the study of law. The questions or topics include:
In any offering of the subject, examples will be drawn from the amongst the following issues:
On completion of this subject students should:
|Prescribed Texts:||Printed materials will be available from the Melbourne Law School.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should have developed the following generic skills:
Bachelor of Computer Science and Bachelor of Laws |
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