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  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Construction, the Community & NeighboursLAWS90040

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    In this subject, students explore the external constraints on construction. These are legal, via the public law of land use planning (sometimes called development control or zoning) and of applicable construction standards; and via the private law rights of those close to the project site. But th...

  • Freedom of InformationLAWS70372

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Freedom of Information (FOI) laws have been introduced in over 90 countries around the world to date, with most of these being introduced in recent years. The right to information is increasingly recognised at both domestic constitutional level and by international human rights tribunals. At the ...

  • US Copyright Law and PracticeLAWS90104

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The subject will cover the relationship of statutory to constitutional norms, particularly with respect to US copyright’s accommodation of freedom of expression. The copyright 'Subject Matter' topic will include applied art and computer programs – works whose protection courts have not easily res...

  • Trade and Investment Law in ChinaLAWS90052

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Trade and Investment Laws govern regulation of free trade and liberalisation and protection of investment. They are two of the most important and fast-developing legal subjects in China. This subject focuses on the nature, context and evolution of trade and investment law-making and enforcement i...

  • European Intellectual Property LawLAWS70418

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides an outline of some of the more important or notable features of European intellectual property (IP) regimes and reform proposals, selected either for their unique nature or their comparative relevance to Australian law. The subject will deal with a variety of sources of Euro...

  • Human Rights and CultureLAWS70453

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines the human rights system from an anthropological perspective, as a social system. It studies the practices of international conventions and conferences as well as local communities and non-governmental organisations. This subject focuses on tensions and translations between h...

  • US Contract LawLAWS90032

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Many international transactions choose the law of a US jurisdiction as governing law—especially New York or Californian law. This subject covers doctrines distinctive to US contract law, with attention to important differences between New York and California. US contract law derives from the comm...

  • International Refugee Law:Refugee RightsLAWS70394

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This workshop-style subject affords students the opportunity for both conceptual analysis and hands-on application of internationally guaranteed refugee rights. The first part of the subject addresses the way in which rights are allocated under the Refugee Convention, and the interrelationship b...

  • Personal Property Securities LawLAWS90101

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject involves a detailed study of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA). The PPSA is one of the most significant commercial law reforms to have been enacted in Australia. Based partly on the Canadian provincial PPSAs and Article 9 of the United States Uniform Commercial C...

  • Comparative LawLAWS70016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will link different traditions, genres, and methods of comparative legal studies to a critical analysis of the ethical and political implications of comparative legal projects. Students will explore canonical texts representing the main academic traditions of comparative legal studie...