Courses & Units

Law Review LAW625

Note:

Numbers in this unit are limited, and competitive selection may be necessary.

Introduction

This unit involves the development of advanced writing, editing and administrative skills in the production of a high quality peer reviewed Law Journal - the University of Tasmania Law Review (UTLR) or Journal of Information & Science (JLIS). Students will receive tuition in editing and advanced legal writing skills, the concept of publishable quality and will be introduced to legal publishing and editing. To be eligible for this unit students must be in the two final years of law study and be performing at a Hons 1st or 2nd Upper level in law studies to date. Students must have demonstrated writing skills, teamwork and an interest and/or experience in publishing.

Summary

Unit name Law Review
Unit code LAW625
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law
Coordinator

Peter Lawrence

Teaching staff

Dr Peter Lawrence (UTLR) and Dr Brendan Gogarty (JLIS)

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
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Requisites

Prerequisites

LAW204 OR LAW251 AND LAW255 AND LAW250 AND LAW252 AND LAW253 AND LAW254 AND LAW256 OR LAW205 AND LAW221 AND LAW222 AND LAW225 AND LAW226 AND LAW224 AND LAW223 OR LAW351 AND LAW222 AND LAW352 AND LAW223 AND LAW221 AND LAW224 AND LAW253

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

The student editors will be required to meet periodically with the unit coordinator and to liaise with each other as required. Teamwork is essential.

Assessment

Book review - 1000 words (25%); Case note or law reform essay - 3000 words (50%); Editing and administration of UTLR or JLIS (25%).

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