Courses & Units

Legal Ethics LAW452

Hobart

Note:

Compulsory core unit for students in new Law degrees, who commenced in 2013 or later, with course codes: 63I, 63J, 63K, 63L, 63M, 63N, 63O and 63P. Also degrees commencing 2014 63Q and 63R.

Introduction

Conveys to students the onerous legal and ethical responsibilities that are cast on lawyers by virtue of their position and role in society. The unit deals with the lawyer's duty to her or his clients, to the administration of justice, and to the community as a whole. It also addresses issues relating to professional discipline. Practical skills include legal problem solving and legal research.

Summary

Unit name Legal Ethics
Unit code LAW452
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Law
Discipline Law
Coordinator

Prof. Gino Dal Pont

Teaching staff

Prof. Gino Dal Pont

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2017: $1,324.00 2017: $1,561.00 090900

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

LAW305 OR LAW352 AND LAW354 AND LAW351 AND LAW250 AND LAW353 OR LAW324 AND LAW307 AND LAW306 AND LAW323.

Prerequisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

LAW696

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

TBA

Assessment

TBA

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Textbooks

Required

G E Dal Pont, Lawyers' Professional Responsibility, 6th ed, Lawbook Co, 2017

Recommended

Co-op Bookshop links

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