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  • Law and LiteratureLAWS50121

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The focus of the subject is the development of the student's understanding of their personal and professional perspectives on their relationship to law and the practice of law. Students will use the lens of literature of and about law to investigate and critically reflect on the complex problems ...

  • Animal LawLAWS50122

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will look at the relatively recent discipline of Animal Law, which requires the synthesis of diverse legal principles in a way that exposes how in a given case or question, they may affect, challenge or arm the advancement of the welfare and treatment of animals. The subject will als...

  • 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...

  • World Trade Organisation LawLAWS50109

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The regulation of international trade is both a driver and a result of economic globalization. Under the law of the World Trade Organization (WTO), governments agree to liberalise trade, refrain from discriminating between like products from foreign countries, harmonise certain regulatory framewo...

  • Corporate Insolvency and ReconstructionLAWS70240

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The law of corporate insolvency plays a significant role in a modern economy. Recent economic downturns, coupled with high-profile corporate collapses, have emphasised its importance. However, several parliamentary and other enquiries have highlighted its inadequacies and shortcomings. This subje...

  • Tax and InnovationLAWS90131

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will address critical issues in the taxation treatment of activities relating to the development of new knowledge and products. Australia has a comprehensive but complex system that provides taxation concessions for expenditure on innovation, which this subject will examine in detail...

  • 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 ...

  • Sports Dispute ResolutionLAWS70376

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The resolution of sports disputes has become more formalised and complex over the past two decades, especially with the emergence of international bodies such as the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The importance of understanding the legal principles, processes and skills of sports dispute resolu...

  • 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...

  • Copyright and DesignsLAWS90074

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Copyright protection is the law’s primary mechanism for providing incentive for the generation of creative subject matters (such as works of literature, art, music and film), and for regulating the use of such subject matters by others. Design registration is the law’s primary mechanism for provi...

  • Philosophy of International LawLAWS70429

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The philosophy of international law has recently emerged as an exciting area of jurisprudential inquiry. This subject will explore the moral and political values that provide a basis for the critical appraisal of international law and institutions. It begins with a study of the legitimacy of inte...

  • 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; ...

  • 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 Sports Employment LawLAWS70117

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    ‘Player contracts’ is often the first thought that comes to mind when sports law is mentioned, but it is the framework of labour market rules concerning the likes of transfers, drafts and salary caps that constitutes one of the most engaging and unique aspects of the sports law landscape. The int...

  • Competition Law & Intellectual PropertyLAWS70208

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Intellectual property (IP) rights support growth by promoting innovation through the offer of a temporary ‘monopoly’ to creators and inventors. However, such rights can also stifle growth where transaction costs are high or rights are fragmented in a way making them hard to access. Poorly designe...

  • Defamation LawLAWS70181

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    There is no international consensus as to an appropriate balance by defamation laws between freedom of expression and the protection of reputation. The increasingly cross-border nature of communications has heightened the potential for conflict between different jurisdictions’ laws. This subject ...

  • Native Title Law and PracticeLAWS90026

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The High Court’s 1993 Mabo decision and the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) enable Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders to seek the recognition in Australian law of rights arising under their traditional laws and customs in respect of land or waters, as native title. Native title groups may...

  • 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...

  • Regulating Global MarketsLAWS90063

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    As markets are increasingly globalised, there is an accompanying diffusion of sites of regulation and governance. Diverse actors and organisations – public and private, national and international, spanning jurisdictional boundaries – compete for the authority to define and operationalise the rule...

  • Space, High Seas, Seabed & Antarctic LawLAWS90115

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Outer space, high seas, the deep seabed and Antarctica are areas governed by international law using the same set of legal principles centred around international management, non-appropriation, equitable use and peaceful purposes. The importance of these international areas and their resources ha...