Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: 144 hours.
|Prerequisites:||Legal Method and Reasoning; Principles of Public Law; Constitutional Law; Obligations; Contracts; Torts; Property; or their equivalents.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Study of a BA history subject is desirable but not essential.|
|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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CoordinatorProf Michael Bryan
ContactMelbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
|Subject Overview:||An analysis of the development of English common law from its medieval origins. The subject will examine the development of the common law both in England and in countries which have "received" the common law, including Australia and the United States. Topics covered will include the sources of the common law, early English legal literature and the development of the court system. Case studies, drawn from both private and public law, will examine the development of common law doctrines.|
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 the subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
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