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2013 LAW255 Legal Reasoning

Unit Level:

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: Compulsory core unit for students in new Law degrees, commencing in 2013, with course codes: 63I, 63J, 63K, 63L, 63M, 63N, 63O and 63P.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
LAW255 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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DESCRIPTION

Set against a context of the Australian legal system and the distinction between public and private law, Legal Reasoning provides students with the skills needed for the study of law. Building on Introduction to Law (LAW121) and Legal Systems (LAW122) it provides an extensive grounding in the skills of common law reasoning, case application, statutory interpretation, problem solving, legal research, and legal writing. It also seeks to embed essential personal skills in time management, reflection and the capacity to work independently as well as collaboratively.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

Library Exercise (5%); Workshop participation (25%); Two internal assignments (15% each); Exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN:

2x 1 hour lectures per week, 1 x 50 minute workshop per week

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq LAW121 and LAW122 and completion of first year in another degree, or a bachelor degree or equivalent

TEXTS
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)

STAFF: Susan Bartie

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

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