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  • Criminal Justice: Australia and JapanCRIM90033


    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...

  • Criminology & Sociology Internship Pt 2CRIM90031

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to CRIM90030 Criminology & Sociology Internship Part 1 for details

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Constitutional LawLAWS50028

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject continues the analysis of the laws establishing and regulating the Australian state that began in LAWS50024 Principles of Public Law and that will continue in LAWS50032 Administrative Law. It is structured around the fundamental principles of Australian public law – constitutionalism...

  • International Environmental LawLAWS70219

    Offered:MarchYear:2019Quotas apply

    International environmental law is the field of public international law concerned with the protection of the natural environment, and those aspects of the built environment recognised as world cultural heritage. It is a vitally important branch of international law, seeking as it does to safegua...

  • Managing Legal Risk in ConstructionLAWS70441

    Offered:MayYear:2019Quotas apply

    Construction industry personnel and their lawyers are increasingly aware of the need to anticipate the legal implications of communication and ‘issue management’ throughout the project life cycle. Therefore, this subject aims to equip industry professionals and lawyers with the skills necessary t...

  • International Law and PoliticsLAWS90023

    Offered:MayYear:2019Quotas apply

    The course will examine the ways in which 'political' arguments and considerations intrude in the various fields of public international law and are then translated into legal doctrines and principles in legal practice. It will thus offer a contextual reading of the role of international law – us...

  • eSports and the LawLAWS90157

    Offered:JuneYear:2019Quotas apply

    eSports refers to competitive video gaming, often in the form of professional events (league competitions, tournaments, championships or battle/match) and typically between sponsored gamers or teams. In the past decade, eSports’s business model has developed rapidly from one initially based on in...

  • Health Data GovernanceLAWS90152

    Offered:MayYear:2019Quotas apply

    Data relating to an individual’s physical and mental health and condition can reveal extremely sensitive information. Valuable health data also underpins improvements in health care and can be useful for other government and commercial purposes. How can the law protect the principle of medical co...

  • Jessup MootLAWS50042

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject involves five students competing as a team in the prestigious Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, which has been running for around half a decade. Each team represents both the applicant and the respondent by preparing written memorials and presenting oral plead...

  • International Financial SystemLAWS70110

    Offered:AprilYear:2019Quotas apply

    In the wake of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2008, the visibility of finance and financial regulation has increased dramatically. This subject will provide an overview of the global financial system and international efforts to build structures to support its proper functioning. Taking an ...

  • Commercial Applications of EquityLAWS70011

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    Equitable doctrines and remedies lie at the heart of commercial conduct, transactions and private law litigation. They provide unique standards of conduct that restrict and guide commercial dealings and a raft of powerful personal and proprietary remedies that dictate defendant liability when tra...

  • Company TakeoversLAWS70042

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    Company takeovers are an integral part of stock markets in Australia and overseas. Their regulation seeks to deal with the often competing objectives of market efficiency and fairness to shareholders. This subject examines the laws and rules in the area, from both a theoretical and a practical po...

  • Remedies in the Construction ContextLAWS70112

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    Construction projects produce difficult legal issues. Practitioners need to be confident in their understanding of the remedies available under various causes of action. Construction law requires a sound knowledge of relevant case law and legislation concerning diverse matters, such as damages in...

  • International Mineral LawLAWS70423

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    The mining industry is international in character and many mining and exploration companies operate in multiple foreign jurisdictions. This subject examines the legal, fiscal and regulatory regimes that govern mineral exploration and production internationally, with a particular emphasis on explo...

  • Goods and Services Tax PrinciplesLAWS70031

    Offered:MayYear:2019Quotas apply

    This core tax subject will examine Australia’s Goods and Services Tax (GST). The subject identifies the core legislative features in Australia’s GST contained in the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999. The subject includes: reference to the value-added tax systems in other juris...