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MLL351 - Law Clinic

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Work experience in industry: This is a Work Experience in Industry (WEI) unit.
Unit chair:M Ebejer
Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Note:

Quota and special permission applies: applications must be made to the LLB Program Coordinator. Please see http://www.deakin.edu.au/buslaw/law/students/lawclinic.php for selection criteria, application forms and further information. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit enables students to gain an appreciation of certain aspects of legal practice and to extend and deepen their theoretical knowledge of the law by working under supervision in a community legal service. During their placement in the legal service, students will receive instruction in the following areas of legal practice: taking instructions and client interviewing; fact finding; dispute resolution and negotiation; providing advice and counselling of a legal nature; legal research and problem-solving; the litigation process; and advocacy.

Assessment

Journal 40%, Host Assessment 60%

Unit Fee Information

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