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LAWS3510: Law Reform

2022 unit information

This unit examines the theory, process and practice of pursuing reform to law, from government institutions to non-government agencies, and from courts to protest, across related disciplines of law, sociology, political science, and communications. Class learning is applied to current law reform projects, working in partnership with public and community sector agencies. The unit addresses many of the Law School's LLB and JD Course Learning Outcomes, and the University's Graduate Qualities, in particular critical thinking and problem solving, inventiveness, oral and written communication, and influence.

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Code LAWS3510
Academic unit Law
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. show an appreciation of the theoretical underpinnings, and political dimensions, of issues of law reform
  • LO2. show an advanced ability to engage in analysis of law, policy and reform from a range of critical perspectives
  • LO3. show an advanced ability to identify and respond to legal ethical issues
  • LO4. show well developed skills in communication, collaboration, and group work
  • LO5. show a well developed capacity for reflective practice
  • LO6. express new personal insights into personal and professional direction and development

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Clinical experience Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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