Courses & Units

Indigenous Peoples and the Law LAW620

Note:

This unit is open to LLB and combined LLB degree students who have completed mandatory 100, 200 level LLB units. No other prior knowledge or skills are necessary.

Introduction

This unit engages students in a detailed study of Indigenous people's experience with the legal system in Australia and selected other jurisdictions, and the interactions between non-Indigenous and Indigenous legal systems. With regard to both the historical and contemporary setting, the unit examines these themes in a variety of contexts including land rights and native title, Indigenous peoples and environmental management, the criminal justice system, and Indigenous ownership of intellectual and cultural property.

Summary

Unit name Indigenous Peoples and the Law
Unit code LAW620
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Law
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages|Law
Coordinator

Prof. Benjamin Richardson

Teaching staff

Prof. Benjamin Richardson

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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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 Field of Education
1 090311

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Requisites

Prerequisites

LAW255 AND LAW253 AND LAW256 AND LAW252 AND LAW250 AND LAW251 AND LAW204 AND LAW254

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x weekly lecture (between 2 - 3 hours) and 1 x bi-weekly tutorial (1 hour)

Assessment

2,500 word essay – 40%; tutorial participation – 20%; final exam – 40%

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Textbooks

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