Compulsory core unit for students in new Law degrees, which commenced in 2013, with course codes: 63I, 63J, 63K, 63L, 63M, 63N, 63O and 63P. Also degrees commencing 2014 63Q and 63R.
Builds on preliminary examination of the law of private obligations introduced in LAW252 Foundations of Private Law by targeting the law of torts. The unit provides students with a comprehensive survey of the principal causes of action in the law of torts, as well as assessing the impact of tort law reforms through the Civil Liability Act 2002 (Tas). Torts covered include intentional torts to the person, nuisance, defamation and negligence. Practical skills include legal problem solving, legal reasoning and oral presentation.
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Dr Jane Nielsen
|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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2019: $1,369.00||2019: $1,671.00||090900|
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LAW252 AND LAW255
3 x 50-min lectures weekly, tutorials TBA
2hr open book examination (50%), letter writing exercise 2500 words (40%), tutorial preparation (10%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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