Using a modern browser that supports web standards ensures that the site's full visual experience is available. Consider upgrading your browser if you are using an older technology. The subject is designed to provide students from a range of disciplines and backgrounds with a fundamental understanding of the Australian legal system, the Common Law traditions underpinning it and its operation within the Australian federal structure and the Westminster system.
Introduction To Common Law Part 1
Its objective is for students to develop an understanding of the Australian legal framework and the role of law and then consider the law in a business context in regulating individual and commercial relationships. This provides a basis for undertaking further studies in law in Australia. The subject is structured to cover 11 topics, comprising eight topics addressing learning about the Australian legal system and the civil, criminal and business relationships it regulates, and three topics covering international law.
Topics 1—8 introduce students to the Australian legal system and help them understand the operation of Australian law. These topics aim to equip students with a foundational understanding of the operation of the Australian legal system to enable an effective transition into the more specialised learning involved with Topics 9— Topics 9—11 explore international law with some reflection on the relationship of Australian law to international law.
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