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TL10001 Law and Society

TL10001 Law and Society
 Campus:  Australian Technology Park, Eveleigh, NSW 2015
 Units of Credit:  6
 Prerequisite or Corequisite:  There is no required prerequisite for this unit.
 EFTSL*:  0.125
 Indicative Contact Hours per Week:  4 
 Tuition Fee  See Tuition Fee Schedule
 Application Date:  See Key Dates
 Unit Overview:
The unit examines the basic institutions and methods of the Australian legal system. The main institutions of law and government are addressed: parliament, the executive, the courts and the legal profession. There is a focus on the Australian Constitution; the history and structure of the federation; the constitutions of the States; legislatures and the legislative process; the development of Australian sovereignty and the prospects for constitutional reform. The unit also introduces students to the Common Law tradition and legal reasoning with a focus on the doctrine of precedent and the principles and rules of statutory interpretation.
 *EFTSL = Equivalent full-time study load