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Unit name Law and Social Change
Unit code LAW185
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law
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Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe and explain the role law has played in shaping or influencing some of the major ideas, political events and personalities and how these factors have, in turn, influenced law.
  2. Respond critically to the way that law and legal history has been reported in a range of secondary literature.
  3. Construct and communicate clear and persuasive written arguments about the relevance of context and history to thinking about law and legal institutions by identifying, appraising and synthesising evidence.
  4. Distil and present key points about the role of law in society clearly and engagingly in an online medium.



Mutual Exclusions

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

LAW142, LAW621


Teaching Pattern

Weekly online class (1 hour)


Task 1: Abstract - Students submit two abstracts for review essays based on articles identified in this unit, 600 words total (30%)

Task 2: Review Essay, 1500 words (50%)

Task 3: Leadership Presentation [Podcast], 5 minute presentation (20%)

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