MLL110 - Legal Principles and Skills
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
|Cohort rule:||(For Bachelor of Laws students only)|
1 x 3 hour seminar, 1 x 50 minute tutorial per week
Note:It is highly recommended that LLB students study this unit in their first trimester. 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.
The unit aims to equip students with fundamental legal skills and knowledge, which are the cornerstone of an excellent legal education. Topics include: the nature of the law; legal history; development of the Australian legal system; legal reasoning; statute law and statutory interpretation; legal research; and legal communication and writing and legal ethics.
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Cloud (Online) Legal Research test - 20%
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Statutory Interpretation problem based question - 35% and annotated bibliography - 10%
Examination (2 hours) - 35%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.