MLL110 - Legal Principles and Skills
|Year||2016 unit information|
|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)|
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.
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%