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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Asian Competition Policy and LawLAWS90067

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will provide valuable in-depth insights into the political economy surrounding competition policy, law and enforcement in the Asia-Pacific region. Concentrating on the experience of key Asian jurisdictions including Japan, China, Philippines, Singapore and India, students will learn ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Debt Capital MarketsLAWS70111

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Following the global financial crisis (GFC) and the sovereign debt crisis, the debt capital markets have seen major changes. A lack of trust and disclosure led to a surge in bondholder litigation, along with ongoing enforcement action from supervisors and regulators. Investors continue to explore...

  • Law and Indigenous PeoplesLAWS90008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The field of "law and indigenous peoples" is fast developing in Australia and elsewhere as a coherent body of law and theory in its own right, containing its own methodologies and specialities. It is a body of law that is a highly-specialised field of practice and scholarship, but also crosses an...

  • Women, Peace and SecurityLAWS90124

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    In 2000 the United Nations (UN) Security Council for the first time considered the impact of war on women through the adoption of Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (WPS). This has been followed by seven further resolutions, thereby creating an institutional agenda that encompasses wome...

  • Global Health LawLAWS70151

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Health inequalities represent the most enduring and consequential global health challenge of our time. A child born in sub-Saharan Africa, for example, will live on average nearly 30 years less than a child born in Australia. This subject provides students with a firm understanding of the role of...

  • US Environmental Law and PolicyLAWS90116

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject focuses on legal and policy issues concerning the regulation of environmental quality. The first part of the subject considers the theoretical foundations of environmental regulation, including economic and non-economic perspectives on environmental degradation; the scientific predic...

  • Superannuation LawLAWS70036

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Few areas of law offer the variety and dynamic reform agenda that is encountered with superannuation law. Superannuation law draws together traditional corporate, equitable and trust principles with modern legislative initiatives to achieve Australia‘s retirement incomes objectives. The superannu...

  • 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...

  • Taxation of Mergers and AcquisitionsLAWS70331

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Taxation of Mergers and Acquisitionsis a capstone subject in the Master of Taxation, designed for tax professionals and government officials who wish to complete or update their education in corporate tax law and practice. Coordinated and taught by some of Australia’s leading tax advisers, it is ...

  • 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...

  • 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...