Summer school unit. This unit has a quota of 15 students only. Students must have already passed LAW681 Family Law 1 or LAW682 Family Law 2.
This unit is designed to introduce and explore important aspects of comparative family law. It will consider the history, background, and relevance of comparative law and focus on particular elements of the United States and Australian legal and political systems as they affect family law issues. The course builds on the fact that the United States and Australia both have a federal system and common law heritage. However, there are also important historical, political, and legal differences between them. As such, this comparative unit will afford students better insights into their own legal system by studying the ways important family law questions have been answered.
To be taught intensively in the summer period. Teaching will comprise of seminars, problem solving scenarios, research based analysis as well as group and individually led class discussion
INTERNATIONALISATION This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.
LAW681 OR LAW 682 AND EITHER LAW221,LAW222,LAW223,LAW224,LAW225,LAW226, LAW204,LAW205 OR LAW250,LAW251, LAW252,LAW253,LAW254,LAW255,LAW256,LAW204
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.