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

  1. Analyse, appraise and explain legal ethics and its relationship to the main areas of professional responsibility for lawyers.
  2. Apply and defend decisions chosen to resolve hypothetical factual scenarios demonstrating ethical conduct.
  3. Research and analyse a legal topic or problem pertaining to legal ethics.
  4. Work collaboratively in a group environment to prepare and submit an ethical approach to resolve a deliberately polemic topic.

Fees

Requisites

50 credit points of Advanced Law core

Mutual Exclusions

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

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Two hour lecture per week and one tutorial / seminar per fortnight.

Assessment

Short essay assignment, 1500 words (25%), Problem assignment, 1500 words (25%), Exam, 2 hours (50%)

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Textbooks

Required

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

Recommended

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