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  • Judicial ReasoningLAWS70379

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject seeks to understand how judges arrive at judgments and thus the complex question of adjudication. By examining key elements of the vast literature that has analysed the process of adjudication, the course attempts to develop the conceptual tools by which each student can approach the...

  • Comparative Foreign Affairs LawLAWS90084

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Constitutions in most countries grant power over external affairs to national (not sub-national) governments and to the political branches (not the courts). However, the allocation of governmental power over external affairs is changing in response to changing conditions. In recent years, executi...

  • 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...

  • CyberlawLAWS50066

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is concerned with the application of law to 'cyberspace' - i.e. to the virtual environment created by the Internet. It considers two major objectives of laws in cyberspace: regulation and proprietisation. The regulation theme focuses on governance of the Internet's technical architec...

  • Chinese Corporate Law and SecuritiesLAWS70408

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Given the increasingly strong economic tie between Australia and China, there is an ever-growing need to have an advanced knowledge of Chinese laws, in particular those concerning the company and securities market. This specialist subject is designed to provide students with an opportunity to st...

  • Tax Practice: Writing EffectivelyLAWS70318

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Tax advocacy today, like other advocacy in Australia and overseas, is largely conducted in writing. To succeed in advising or advocating for clients, whether private or government, tax professionals need outstanding written advocacy skills. This subject will enable tax professionals to develop an...

  • International Securities RegulationLAWS70027

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) has graphically demonstrated how interconnected capital markets are worldwide. The GFC did not start in the international capital markets, but these markets became the purveyors of risk and financial calamity around the world. This subject will provide an underst...

  • 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...

  • The Rule of Law in Theory & in PracticeLAWS50120

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Law graduates will become solicitors, in-house counsel, barristers, judges, legislators, public servants, lobbyists, journalists, and teachers. They will work for firms of solicitors, for corporations, for the state, for the people, for themselves, for the United Nations, for think tanks, for NGO...

  • United States Sports LawLAWS70165

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is for those interested in how United States (US) intercollegiate, Olympic and professional sports are internally structured and governed and externally regulated by a wide variety of federal and state laws. Those who have taken this subject say it provides ‘great insights into the U...

  • Taxation of Major ProjectsLAWS90031

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will examine the operation of the taxation of major infrastructure projects in Australia. It will examine the taxation and non-taxation factors that impact on choice of structure for such projects, issues concerning investment in such projects and the application of tax incentives de...

  • 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...

  • Women, War and PeacebuildingLAWS70118

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines the way that international law regulates women in both war and peace-building. It will study the way that legal principles position women in the areas of international humanitarian law, international criminal law and international human rights law. The subject will also inve...

  • Rights and Freedoms in MalaysiaLAWS90135

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject, which is situated intellectually within the broad ‘Law and Society’ approach to the study of law, gives students the opportunity to develop an advanced and integrated understanding of the historical, political, economic, religious and social context of, and influences upon, the ofte...

  • 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...

  • Human Rights and UniversalityLAWS90045

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will draw attention to how and why the relationship between human rights and many marginalised groups has been highly fraught and replete with tensions. The subject will explore and unpack two central claims on which human rights law is based: first, that human rights are universal; ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Legal HistoriesLAWS50095

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Legal Histories has two main aims. The first is to explore the empirical study of law’s past, in order to think broadly and critically about law’s meaning and development. We will interrogate questions of intent and method in a series of targeted workshops with scholars about their work, drawn fr...

  • 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...