Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject has a quota of 60 students (30 students per stream). Please refer to the Melbourne Law JD website for further information about subject quotas
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Successful completion of all the below subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
November, Semester 2
July, Semester 1
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law School welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Law School policy to take all reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the School's programs.
The inherent academic requirements for the study in the Melbourne Law School are:
Students must possess behavioural and social attributes that enable them to participate in a complex learning environment. Students are required to take responsibility for their own participation and learning. They also contribute to the learning of other students in collaborative learning environments, demonstrating interpersonal skills and an understanding of the needs of other students. Assessment may include the outcomes of tasks completed in collaboration with other students.
Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact Student Equity and Disability Support.
CoordinatorDr Jacqueline Horan
The enforcement and protection of legal rights and interests ultimately depends on legal proceedings in courts and tribunals. Many if not most legal proceedings revolve around issues of fact, and in an adversarial context this means the presentation of competing versions of contentious events and the attempt by each of the parties to persuade the tribunal of fact to accept a version of events which would entitle them to the remedy or outcome sought by their client.
A candidate who has successfully completed the subject will be able to:
Through the development of these cognitive and technical skills, students will develop the ability to:
January intensive: Written work due 29 Feb 2016, two days before the trial performance timetable starts
Semester 2: Written work due during the exam period, shortly before the trial performance timetable starts
January intensive: The trial performance timetable is scheduled from 02 March 2016
Semester 2: The trial performance timetable is scheduled during the exam period, commencing after the written work due date.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:
- Prepare a case for trial including:
- Conduct a trial including:
- Reflect critically and meaningfully on their performance at the above tasks.
Juris Doctor |
Download PDF version.