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MLL110 - Legal Principles and Skills

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Unit chair:

P Perlen

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour class, 1 x 50 minute seminar per week

Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Note:

It is highly recommended that LLB students study this unit in their first trimester.

Content

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

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

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