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  • 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 ...

  • Qualitative Research MethodsCRIM40002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject forms an advanced overview of theories, methods and ethical issues in qualitative research. The subject will focus on the techniques of field studies, intensive interviewing, and case studies. Students will carry out small scale qualitative research exercises and will present them or...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Corporate Tax ALAWS70024

    Offered:April, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This core tax subject examines the policies, detailed rules and current practical problems involved in the taxation of companies and shareholders in Australia, particularly at shareholder level. The lecturers are leading practitioners and they will consider the tax rules that apply to shares, cor...

  • Global LawyerLAWS50071

    Offered:MarchYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines the various roles played by lawyers within the international legal order, including as advisers, advocates, negotiators, settlers of disputes, and drafters of legislation, contracts and treaties. Within the integrated theoretical frameworks of legal ethics, professional regu...

  • Cross-Border LitigationLAWS50050

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will examine, from an advanced and specialist point of view, the rules applicable to the court determination of cross-border disputes in Australia, in particular the issues of civil jurisdiction (including both the existence and discretionary exercise of jurisdiction), applicable law...

  • Criminal Law and ProcedureLAWS50034

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    There are many ways in which to construct the field of criminal law: it is related to public law in as much as it concerns the relation between the state and the citizen in democratic societies; it is related to the law of obligations (contracts and torts) but is concerned with public rather than...

  • Statutes in the 21st CenturyLAWS70404

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    In the first half of the 20th century most civil actions were for causes of action not much affected by statute: trespass, negligence, libel and slander, breach of contract and the various forms of equitable suit. Most criminal prosecutions were for offences created by statute but whose elements ...

  • Trade Marks and Unfair CompetitionLAWS70046

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is concerned with the laws in Australia that protect trade marks and relevant aspects of New Zealand law on this topic. Trade marks play a pivotal role in the marketing of goods and services, and generally are one of a trader‘s most valuable assets. The protection of trade marks is t...

  • Internat and Comparative Competition LawLAWS70301

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will provide students with international and comparative insights into a field of growing significance to practitioners in Australia and the region. While the subject will focus on the federal antitrust law of the United States (‘US’) and the competition law of the European Union (‘E...

  • Evidence and ProofLAWS50037

    Offered:Semester 1, Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    Evidence and Proof offers a detailed exploration of how facts are analysed in legal settings, giving equal attention to the way that lawyers think about and communicate factual issues and the rules that regulate how courts resolve factual disputes. The subject provides a foundation for understand...