Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject is not offered in 2016.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of seminar classes usually offered intensively, or as 12 weekly 3-hour seminars over a semester. |
Total Time Commitment:
Study Period Commencement:
November, Semester 2
|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 prevent them from participating in tasks involving these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/.
Law is central to the articulation of theories about rights and justice. This subject examines the dynamic relationship between law, justice and rights in selected countries of the Asia- Pacific. This subject provides an advanced study of the ways in which international human rights norms have been given domestic effect in selected countries. It examines the rules that define the rights enjoyed by citizens and the domestic institutions and practices which give effect to notions of legal and judicial justice.
Topics will include:
All readings will be in English, and students are neither expected nor required to read an Asian language for satisfactory completion of this subject.
A student who has successfully completed this subject should have an advanced and integrated understanding of, and be able to analyse critically and reflect on:
In addition, a student who has completed the subject will have obtained:
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Specialist printed materials will be made available from 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 and demonstrated advanced skills in the following areas:
Juris Doctor |
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