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  • 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...

  • Developing Countries and the WTOLAWS70169

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will examine the economic and legal issues facing developing countries in their engagement within the World Trade Organization (WTO). A central organising theme will be the evolving theory and practice relating to the role of economic liberalisation in the developmental processes of ...

  • Competition and Consumer LawBLAW30004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Competition and Consumer Law will explore the statutory regulation of anti-competitive practices under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth). The subject will also examine the key components of Australia's national consumer protection regime (the Australian Consumer Law). While it canvasses...

  • Commercial RestitutionLAWS50115

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject introduces students to the private law discipline of unjust enrichment and restitution law. Unjust enrichment constitutes an important source of private law obligation in Australia as in other common law systems, although common law systems have been relatively slow to recognise unju...

  • New Media and Entertainment LawLAWS30031

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Entertainment adds amusement, diversion and enlightenment to the everyday lives of multiple individuals, groups and societies around the world. Law underpins its existence, and seek to balance interests between creators, investors, celebrities, fans, consumers and wider publics. Yet it faces seve...

  • Indigenous Peoples, Land & Resource LawLAWS70236

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject focuses on Indigenous peoples’ land and resource rights both in and beyond Australia. Current issues in this dynamic area of law will form the basis of the subject but will include comparative material, particularly but not limited to other common law jurisdictions, consideration of ...

  • Comparative Corporate Insolvency LawLAWS90112

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Corporate bankruptcy and corporate rescue pose fundamental questions for the insolvency regime. This subject examines some of the central rules, policies and principles of corporate bankruptcy and insolvency law, as well as the economic and social objectives attributed to the bankruptcy and insol...

  • Schemes of ArrangementLAWS70316

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    In the field of takeovers, company mergers and other corporate reconstructions, schemes of arrangement are playing an ever-increasing role. In the takeover sphere, schemes have often been used in recent times as an alternative to using the takeover provisions in Chapter 6 of the Corporations Act ...

  • Democracy, Law and Civil LibertiesLAWS50118

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will consider the complex challenges involved in regulating civil liberties in a democratic state. The subject will focus on the ways in which legal protection for civil liberties may enhance democracy. The topics covered in this course include: A theoretical framework of democracy...

  • Banking and Secured FinanceLAWS70206

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines the fundamental principles under Australian law relating to the provision of credit by financiers to businesses and consumers. The subject has as its focus the legal design of key financing transactions and the chief means by which financiers manage the risk of a borrower’s ...

  • International Criminal Justice ClinicLAWS90060

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Organized in partnership with Amnesty International, the International Criminal Justice Clinic will study efforts to investigate and prosecute those suspected of committing crimes under international law (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture, extrajudicial execution and enforced...

  • Media, Free Speech and the StateLAWS70184

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Whilst the High Court has recognised and applied an implied constitutional guarantee of freedom of governmental and political communication, speech on matters of public interest in Australia remains subject to a wide range of legal limitations, many of which would be struck down as unconstitution...

  • Commercial Law In AsiaLAWS50088

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines the law and practice relating to commercial transactions in a single Asian jurisdiction and will be offered by country specialists. The countries that may be examined include China, Viet Nam, Indonesia, Japan, India or Korea. This subject will provide graduates with expert, ...

  • Criminal Justice: Drugs in AsiaLAWS50125

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Initially the subject focuses on how drugs use, cultivation or manufacture and trafficking are regulated in Western countries. The subject will then introduce relevant international regimes and the national regulatory and institutional frameworks for illicit drugs law in each of the countries sel...

  • Encounters: Meeting of Laws in AustraliaLAWS50070

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Encounter scholarship - the study of contact and contest between Indigenous people and settler colonisers - is an important method and practice in humanities, used to interrogate the limits and possibilities of cross cultural engagements. This subject undertakes this task within the boundaries of...

  • Construction Contracting: New FrontiersLAWS90034

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject provides a detailed review and analysis of the ways in which the procurement and delivery of construction and engineering projects are changing to meet the demand for more efficient infrastructure, including improved ‘whole of life’ outcomes and the reduction of claims and disputes. ...

  • Intercultural Dispute ResolutionLAWS90021

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Conflicts with intercultural dimensions are ubiquitous in today’s legal practice. Lawyers need cultural fluency to navigate and manage diverse values and expectation, communication norms, and worldviews. Cultural fluency is the ability to communicate and problem-solve across a wide range of diffe...

  • Health Law and Human RightsLAWS70451

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will address a range of human rights in the health law area, including bioethical origins of contemporary views of health rights; Article 12 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the role of the Special Rapporteur; rights to engage in health touris...

  • Environmental Compliance and EnforcementLAWS90089

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Environmental protection is one of the central policy issues in the world today. Approaches to protecting the environment vary widely, as do perspectives about the efficacy of such approaches. This subject provides an advanced inquiry into environmental regulation with a special focus on complian...

  • Bills of RightsLAWS70334

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In many ways, national constitutions are closely tied to their nation states. They are made with the authority of the people of the state. They are often important national symbols. Arguably, they need to be responsive to the circumstances of the state, in order to be effective. On the other hand...