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MLM750 - Human, Economic and Legal Rights

Offering information:

Not offered in 2013

Enrolment modes:
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For Master of Laws, Graduate Certificate or Master of Commercial Law students only)
Unit chair:

M Bagaric

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: This unit will be taught intensively in 3 hour class blocks over approximately 8 dayss


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.


This unit provides students with an understanding of the nature of human rights and the manner in which the concept of rights shapes the development of the domestic and international law. In particular the unit will cover: the origin of human rights; the nature of economic rights; the conversion of a human right into a legal right; rights in domestic law and international law; examination of distinct rights claims; rights as individualising notions and the future of rights discourse.


Written Assignment 1 5000 words 50%, Written Assignment 2 2500 words 25%, Written Assignment 3 2500 words 25%

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