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  • 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...

  • International Trade and Competition LawLAWS90095

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This interdisciplinary subject will examine the relationships between international trade and competition policies from both legal and economic perspectives. The subject will focus on anti-competitive practices of an international scope and how they may be addressed by trade and competition rules...

  • 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...

  • The Legal System: Bases and ChallengesLAWS90082

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    A properly functioning legal system can be seen as a defining characteristic of modern society. The adversary system can be seen as a defining characteristic of a common law legal system. But as times change, both the common law and the adversary system of trial have changed and will continue to ...

  • Royal Commissions and Public InquiriesLAWS70037

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Royal commissions and other forms of public inquiries are used by all governments. Inquiries such as the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission and the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse are a frequent response by government to a major issue or event. Most Austral...

  • 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...

  • 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’...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...