Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject is not offered in 2016.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 30 hours of seminar classes offered intensively, or as 12 weekly 2.5 hour seminars over a semester. |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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/.
This subject will examine complex challenges posed by the regulation of political funding. Its focus will be on the Australian experience of regulating:
Various regulatory measures will be examined including disclosure and restrictions on political donations, limits on political spending and other anti-corruption measures.
The subject will be grounded in the key principles and theories implicated by political funding, in particular, the contested notions of democracy, corruption, equality/fairness and liberty/freedom (in particular, the freedoms of political association and expression). It will adopt an interdisciplinary and comparative approach to understanding such regulation – it will draw upon the relevant literature in law, political science and political philosophy and involve case studies of comparable jurisdictions (including Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States).
A student who has successfully completed this subject should have an advanced and integrated understanding of:
They should also be able to:
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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:
Juris Doctor |
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