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.
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.
|Unit name||Legal Ethics|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Law
School of Law
|Discipline||School of Law|
Ms M da Silva
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2015: $1,283.00||2015: $1,486.00||090900|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
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- Pre-requisites: LAW121, LAW122 plus completion of first year in another Faculty, or Bachelor degree, LAW204; LAW250; LAW251; LAW252; LAW253; LAW254; LAW255; LAW256 and LAW305; LAW351; LAW352; LAW353; LAW354;
- Anti-requisites (mutual exclusions): LAW696.
2 hour lecture, 1 hour tutorial per week
Research essay (2,500 words inclusive) (20%); Final open book (3) hour exam (80%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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