Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of lectures/seminars per week. |
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Legal Method and Reasoning; Principles of Public Law; Obligations or in each case their equivalents.
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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.
CoordinatorMr Jason Bosland
Melbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
Media Law examines three legal areas that affect the content of media publications: contempt of court, defamation and privacy. These areas of law are not directed solely at the media, but the media are a particularly important site for their operation and they comprise a major aspect of law’s relation to mediated communication, journalism and news production. The subject takes a comparative approach to some topics, especially to privacy law.
When you complete this subject, you should be able to:
A final examination of 3 hours (100%)
A research essay of 5,000 words (100%)
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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:
This subject has a quota of 40. Please contact the Law Student Centre for enrolment information.
The research essay in this subject is regarded as a substantial piece of legal writing for honours purposes.
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