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  • Criminal Justice: Australia and JapanCRIM90033

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    A key issue for criminal justice is the challenge of responding to offenders with specialised needs arising from mental disorders, health problems, physical disability, and age. This subject examines the different approaches taken by criminal justice agencies in Australia and Japan in relation to...

  • Cybercrime and Digital CriminologyCRIM20007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Whilst mobile and social media benefit society in many ways, they have also given rise to a range of cybercrimes and online harms. In this subject we examine the origins, nature, and prevalence of a range of cybercrimes and online harms. Further, through considering cybercrimes in the context of ...

  • Criminology Thesis Part 1CRIM90028

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students undertaking the criminology masters minor thesis option should demonstrate a clear understanding of a specific field of study at an advanced level. They should demonstrate clear thinking and an ability to integrate theory and method in a logical manner. Students must be able to work in a...

  • Terrorism: Shifting ParadigmsCRIM20008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the various dimensions of terrorism and its manifestations. This includes the nation state's capacity to authorise and to create the conditions for the practices known as terrorism. In this subject we interrogate the role of the nation state and the rhetoric/s of anti-terror...

  • Crimes of the PowerfulCRIM30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject analyses the crimes and harms of the powerful. The subject examines the relationship between government, business and law both theoretically and through a series of case studies to explore the reasons behind business harms and crimes and why they are so difficult to tackle. The subje...

  • Criminal Law and Political JusticeCRIM20002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Criminal law has a central importance in criminology, since it is the criminal law which determines the legality or illegality of behaviours. This subject studies social and political dimensions of the criminal law as it governs institutional processes and the construction of criminality. The fir...

  • PolicingCRIM20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the historical, political and social forces which shape police organisations, policies and practices. The subject covers the origins, functions and structures of contemporary policing , and identifies key emerging issues and challenges in policing such as the e...

  • ObligationsLAWS50026

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject builds on skills introduced in the foundation subject Legal Method and Reasoning, both in continuing to develop skills in the close reading and critical analysis of cases and in the interpretation of legislation. The substantive content of the subject considers the nature and foundat...

  • Regulatory Policy and PracticeLAWS70460

    Offered:AprilYear:2019Quotas apply

    Regulation has become a permanent feature of the way in which contemporary democratic economies, including Australia, are governed. There are few spheres of economic activity that are not subject to some form of regulatory oversight and control. Daily news programs rarely pass without some mentio...

  • InstitutionsLAWS90071

    Offered:Term 1, Term 3Year:2019

    This subject examines the challenges and dynamics influencing the institutions that administer and enforce competition and consumer laws. It also explores the role of international institutions in promoting or enforcing competition law and policy and their various structures and modes of influenc...

  • Australian Consumer LawLAWS70380

    Offered:MarchYear:2019Quotas apply

    Australia has a detailed and comprehensive consumer protection regime dealing with the supply of goods and services, including financial products, to consumers. Primary legislation is the Australian Consumer Law (ACL), found in Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth); equivalent...

  • Constitutionalism after EmpireLAWS90142

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject seeks to provide an overview of the theory and practice of constitutionalism in four countries in South and South East Asia: India, Indonesia, Singapore and Sri Lanka. Two of these are among the largest, most pluralistic nations in the world, while the remaining two are small island ...

  • International Tax: Principles, StructureLAWS70006

    Offered:May, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This core international tax subject is of central importance given Australia’s ever-growing role in the global economy. This subject covers the fundamental international income tax rules that apply where income or capital gains are derived in circumstances that have a connection with Australia. I...

  • Environmental RightsLAWS70386

    Offered:OctoberYear:2019Quotas apply

    With policy and law-makers under pressure to subordinate environmental concerns to short-term economic imperatives, environmental advocates are increasingly looking to human rights as a means of reinforcing the importance of environmental protection to human welfare. Domestic, regional and intern...

  • Intellectual Property & Popular CultureLAWS50128

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    Intellectual Property and Popular Culture (IPPC) is designed to offer an interdisciplinary cultural studies perspective on the enforcement of intellectual property (IP) rights with a focus on the relevance of an understanding of cultural production and semiotic consumption to legal doctrine. It d...

  • Energy Regulation and the LawLAWS70141

    Offered:MarchYear:2019Quotas apply

    Adequate, reliable and sustainable supplies of energy are crucial to modern societies, and their assurance demands the close and continuous involvement of governments. This subject explains the challenges—affordability, security of supply, safety, control of monopoly, sustainability in an age of ...

  • Commercial Arbitration in PracticeLAWS90051

    Offered:OctoberYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject provides an outline of the UNCITRAL Model Law legislation and the LEADR & IAMA Rules and a detailed analysis of the procedures involved in the conduct of domestic commercial arbitration proceedings. It will provide lawyers involved in the conduct of such proceedings and practisin...

  • International Financial TransactionsLAWS70125

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    The purpose of this subject is to give students an advanced and integrated understanding of the legal issues that arise in international financial transactions. This is achieved by looking at the principal transactions, analysing the ways in which they are structured and implemented, and identify...

  • International Human Rights LawLAWS70264

    Offered:February, JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    The field of international human rights law is today composed of a multitude of legal instruments, implementation bodies, special procedures, human rights NGOs and transitional justice mechanisms. This subject provides the opportunity to examine this field in many of its dimensions, equipping stu...

  • Refugee LawLAWS50101

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject offers JD students the opportunity to undertake advanced and specialised study in an important contemporary subset of public law. Refugee law in Australia (as in most of the 147 states party to the Refugee Convention) is inspired and guided by international treaty obligations but anc...