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Information relevant to 2003 – Unit Details

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Introduction to Law

Enrolment code: LAW101

Offered: Hobart: (full-year) ie semesters 1 & 2, Launceston: (full-year) ie semesters 1 & 2, North-West Centre: (full-year) ie semesters 1 & 2

Special note: compulsory unit for all intending law students. Subject to quota

Unit description:

Has three principal aims – to give students a ‘feel’ for the study of law. This includes understanding: approaches to legal problems and issues; classification of various areas of the law; skills that need to be developed to study law; the scope and dynamics of legal systems; roles and responsibilities of the legal profession. To develop, at an introductory level, the intellectual skills of fact-finding, analysis, reasoning, evaluation and communication and to encourage students to think logically. Semester 1 is an introduction to several key aspects of the legal system.

Staff Mr R Snell (Coordinator) For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 25% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2x50-min lectures weekly, 50-min tutorial/seminar weekly Timetable
Assessment mode tba Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Morris et al, Laying Down the Law, 4th edn, Butterworths, Syd, 1996
Butterworth ’s Concise Australian Legal Dictionary, Butterworths, Syd, 1996.
Library Catalogue
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Discipline (School) Law  
Courses Bachelor of Laws combined degrees (BA and LLB)
Bachelor of Laws combined degrees (BEc and LLB)
Bachelor of Laws combined degrees (BCom and LLB)
Bachelor of Laws combined degrees (BSc and LLB)
Bachelor of Laws combined degrees (BIS and LLB)
 
Faculty website Faculty of Law  
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