This subject examines the nature and sources of law, with a primary focus on legal problem solving. Emphasis is placed on the development of the following skills: legal research and reasoning, and legal writing and drafting.
|Faculty||Faculty of Law|
1. Demonstrate understanding of the following foundational legal topics: nature and sources of law; legislatures and legislation; courts and cases; statutory interpretation; judicial reasoning; and legal method. 2. Demonstrate competency in exercising the following skills at an introductory level, with creativity, initiative and judgment: legal research and reasoning; legal writing and drafting. 3. Adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, including a commitment to: learning and working independently and reflectively; behaving ethically and responsibly; and managing time effectively and meeting deadlines.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
|Withdraw – Financial?||12/06/2021|
|Withdraw – Academic?||03/07/2021|
|Withdraw – Financial?||09/10/2021|
|Withdraw – Academic?||30/10/2021|
|Withdraw – Financial?||12/02/2022|
|Withdraw – Academic?||05/03/2022|