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Legal Research - LAWS1024

Year - 2020

This is a compulsory unit assessed on a Pass/Fail basis. The aim of the unit is to introduce students to finding and citing primary and secondary legal materials, to legal research techniques, and to electronic databases that students will continue to use throughout the degree. This unit provides the foundation for one of the Learning Outcomes of the degree as a whole: students will learn to skilfully access, synthesise, utilise and manage information through effective legal research strategies and responsible use of appropriate resources, tools, digital and other media.

Classes
1 x lecture, 1 x seminar

Assessment
completion of compulsory online modules, canvas quizzes (10%) and online take-home exam (90%).

Prohibitions

LAWS1013 or LAWS1019

Details

Faculty: Sydney Law School

Semester 1a

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 20 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 0.0
EFTSL: 00
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Sydney Law School

Semester 2a

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 11 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 0.0
EFTSL: 00
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Rowan Nicholson
HECS Band: 3
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