1. Handbook
  2. Search

521 results found with 1 filter applied

of 27
  • 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 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...

  • Law and the HolocaustLAWS90076

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The proposed course examines the relationship between law and the origins and implementation of the events known as the Holocaust. Students will consider the questions for law-making, judging, legal theory, and legal scholarship arising from Hitler’s rise to power, the legalization of the Nazi ra...

  • 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...

  • Human Rights and TerrorismLAWS70091

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Since 11 September 2001, there has been a global trend towards enacting new laws and adopting new measures against terrorism, reflected in developments on the national, regional and international levels. Many such counter-terrorism laws and measures have raised questions about the nature of human...

  • International Tax: Anti-avoidanceLAWS90017

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is an advanced study of the rules under the Australian income tax legislation and tax treaties for dealing with international tax avoidance. The subject builds on the basic principles studied in International Tax: Principles and Structure. The subject will include a detailed study of...

  • Property Law and the CityLAWS90134

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Property law governs relationships between people with respect to things. Cities combine humans and human endeavour in unparalleled proximity. This subject provides an opportunity for students to consider the connections between the law of property and urban environments. It will prompt students ...

  • UK International TaxLAWS90054

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The aim is to overview the current UK international tax system, and its historical development. Focus will be on corporate taxation, but with some background on individuals (trust, partnerships etc will be mentioned only briefly). This will cover issues such as: residence and source definitions; ...

  • Transnat'l Corporations: Rights & DutiesLAWS90053

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Transnational Corporations (TNCs) are increasingly relevant players in the global economy, and international law is evolving to account for their growing impact. These trends are particularly visible in respect of the protection of the environment and human rights, on the one hand, and in the ope...

  • International Corporate InsolvencyLAWS70343

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    As a result of the recent Global Financial Crisis (GFC) around the world, numerous companies have been confronted with financial difficulties. Sometimes those difficulties resulted in a bankruptcy or comparable insolvency proceedings. Due to globalisation, such insolvency could have cross-border ...

  • Internet LawLAWS70396

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The internet turns 27 in 2018, and remains the fastest-growing medium of communications. It is also a uniquely democratic means of communication, blurring the traditional boundaries between publisher and reader. It has created unparalleled opportunities for sharing, fully duplex peer communicatio...

  • Deals with ChinaLAWS70414

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines the legal issues and practical challenges that arise in relation to a cross-border transaction with China. Students will work through a type of foreign investment transaction (a joint venture), which will be used as a point of reference throughout the subject. In this way, s...

  • Global ConstitutionalismLAWS70448

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This innovative subject is designed to explore the highly topical phenomenon of the globalisation of constitutional law. Taking the idea of legitimate authority as a focus, it examines two broad themes: (1) the extent to which national constitutional law is, or should be, converging on internatio...

  • Corporate TaxLAWS90005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Corporate Tax is a specialist subject which will give students in-depth knowledge of the Australian tax regimes relevant to transactions between corporate tax entities and their shareholders. In particular, the rules applicable to contributions of capital or debt to companies and to distributions...

  • Racing Industry Law and RegulationLAWS70164

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    For centuries the breeding and racing of animals, especially horses, has been pursued with interest and passion in many parts of the world. A race attracts betting and from that emerges the prospect of misdeeds. As the scale and economic significance of the racing and associated betting industrie...

  • Sports and Competition LawLAWS70437

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Commercialised sports in the developed world constitute a multi-billion-dollar industry raising unique issues under competition law. Courts around the world have recognised that clubs that are commercial rivals necessarily need to collaborate in some ways for their sporting competitions to serve ...

  • Mineral and Petroleum TaxLAWS70399

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Mineral and petroleum resources play a significant part in the Australian economy. The exploitation of these resources involves governments, as proprietors and regulators, together with private enterprise, as explorers and developers. The complex relationship between governments and private enter...

  • Corruption in International SportLAWS90041

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Protecting the integrity of sport from doping and match-fixing has become a high profile cause, especially with growing concern over links to illegal gambling, money laundering (estimated at US$130 billion through sports betting) and organised crime. Yet perhaps an even greater threat to the inte...

  • Energy and Resources Law in ChinaLAWS90100

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines the legal framework governing natural resources and renewable energy in China, with particular focus on mineral deposits, living organisms, and climate resources (i.e., wind, sunlight and atmospheric moisture). The objective is to provide students with a practical understand...

  • 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...