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  • Sovereignty, Justice, Indigenous PeoplesCRIM90008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines the relation between Indigenous peoples, justice and the law, through the lens of sovereignty. It reflects critically on the concept of sovereignty, its powerful propensity to transcend its social origins, and its fortress status in law. Through first examining European law’...

  • Human Rights and Economic GlobalisationLAWS90044

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The relationship between human rights and economic globalisation has taken different forms since the establishment of the United Nations. The early period was animated by the codification of economic, social and cultural rights, and third generation solidarity rights, including peoples’ rights to...

  • Tax Reform and DevelopmentLAWS70162

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Today, attention is increasingly focused on tax reform to deliver revenue for spending on public goods so as to achieve fair and sustainable economic development in countries across the globe. This subject examines tax policy to finance development goals and sustainable governments. The subject a...

  • Tax LitigationLAWS70266

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This specialist subject taught by leading members of the Victorian Bar specialising in tax, teaches all of the legal principles associated with tax litigation. It addresses the system of tax appeals, administrative and judicial review of decisions made by the Commissioner, evidence-gathering and ...

  • Equality and Discrimination LawLAWS50068

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines the development, operation and future of anti-discrimination laws in Australia. Since legislation was first adopted in the 1960s to respond to problems of discrimination and inequality, there has been significant expansion of its scope, and development of knowledge about its...

  • Expert EvidenceLAWS70073

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Expert evidence continues to play a major role in civil litigation and criminal prosecution, as well as in administrative regulation. Moreover, the field of expertise in law has become the site of numerous contemporary controversies over judicial standards for admissibility of expertise, how to e...

  • Film and Television LawLAWS70080

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The world‘s first feature-length film was thought to have been produced in Australia in 1906. The Story of the Kelly Gang told the story of Australia‘s most infamous bushrangers and received distribution in Britain and New Zealand as well as in Australia. From 1906 onwards, Australian films and t...

  • Sports Industry and the LawLAWS70059

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Sport is both an industry of the modern age and a traditional activity that reaches to the core of the social fabric. Law and sport intersect in many and varied ways, some of which challenge established notions of thinking about law. Sports Industry and the Law is the flagship subject of the spor...

  • International Capital MarketsLAWS50073

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This course will examine the phenomenon of the internationalisation of capital markets in the last 20 years from a legal and regulatory perspective and its role in the Global Financial Crisis. An introductory section will look at the immediate causes of the Global Financial Crisis and the role pl...

  • Government LiabilityLAWS90118

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This new subject will consider cutting-edge issues in the law governing the liability of public authorities. Government liability is a field of great practical significance for government and those who interact with government. It also raises difficult issues of theory, lying at the border of pub...

  • Negotiating Environmental AgreementsLAWS90114

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject provides an in-depth examination of negotiated instruments as a means of addressing international environmental problems. It focuses on legally binding agreements between states - that is, treaties - but also explores other types of negotiated instruments such as declarations and cod...

  • Law and Public AdministrationLAWS90119

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will address a selection of the most significant and cutting edge issues in the law governing public administration. Importantly the subject will take a contextual approach, placing administrative law principles in the context of the administrative processes they are designed to regu...

  • Not for Profits and the LawLAWS90077

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will consider the legal framework applicable to not-for-profit entities in Australia. It is estimated that there are more than 600,000 not-for-profit entities within Australia and that collectively they make a significant contribution to the economy. The subject will critically exami...

  • Persuasion and AdvocacyLAWS90102

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Lawyers need to persuade many different audiences, including their clients, their opponents, their employers and employees, juries, the courts and others. This subject will help lawyers to persuade more effectively, through a mixture of theoretical and practical approaches. Students will read wid...

  • Elements of LegislationLAWS70417

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Do judges make law? If they do, how is the law that they make different from that which legislatures make? Do legislatures have intentions? In legal systems that subscribe to the principle of legislative supremacy, are there any limits to what the legislature can enact? Is it better that courts b...

  • Poverty, Human Rights and DevelopmentLAWS70430

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Human rights, community development and poverty are three areas that demand both critical academic scholarship as well as committed practical intervention. The three areas are distinct yet also overlapping, and this subject will explore the personal, political, programmatic and conceptual dimensi...

  • International Law and Israel-PalestineLAWS70344

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In 1993, the Israelis and the Palestinians signed a Declaration of Principles initiating a peace process that promised to deliver a solution to the Israeli– Palestinian conflict within five years. Nearly 20 years later, the peace process is in tatters and the prospects of a peace agreement betwee...

  • Regulation of Securities MarketsLAWS70328

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The fallout from the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) has put significant pressure on securities markets in Australia, which form part of the broader market for financial products and services. In the past few years, there have been significant developments in relation to the operation of the market...

  • International Sale of GoodsLAWS70069

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is at its core is an advanced common law treatment of international trade law dealing with the import and export of goods by sea. Apart from CIF, FOB and related matters, it deals with bankers’ letters of credit financing such sales. Approximately 20 per cent of the course is also de...

  • Green Technology Law and PolicyLAWS90010

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will evaluate a range of policies and green technologies that have been adopted as part of the emerging global effort to mitigate emissions of greenhouse gases associated with climate change. It will examine the legal, economic, and policy dimensions of efforts to promote the develop...