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LAWS5007: Public Law

2024 unit information

This unit of study provides an overview of Australian public law: the body of legal principles that constitute and regulate public power. It examines the functions and power of the three branches of the Australian government - Parliament, the executive, and the courts - and the relationship between them. This unit is intended to complement students' further studies in Constitutional Law and Administrative Law.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Law

Code LAWS5007
Academic unit Law
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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LAWS5000
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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LAWS1021

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

  • LO1. Integrate and rigorously apply understanding of the substantive content and operation of public law at the state and federal levels with respect to selected topics, to effectively address issues embedded in the assessment tasks.
  • LO2. Identify, critically analyse and appropriately apply public law rules and principles to resolve legal problems.
  • LO3. Provide effective written and oral legal argument and clearly communicate analysis and advice on public law problems and issues.

Unit availability

This section lists the session, attendance modes and locations the unit is available in. There is a unit outline for each of the unit availabilities, which gives you information about the unit including assessment details and a schedule of weekly activities.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Intensive February 2024
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2024
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Intensive January 2020
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2020
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2021
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive July 2021
Block mode Remote
Intensive February 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive February 2023
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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