Legal Foundations A is an introductory compulsory subject in the Juris Doctor program offered by the Faculty of Law. The 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 advanced and integrated 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 autonomy: legal research and reasoning; and legal writing and drafting.
3. Adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, including a commitment to: learning and working autonomously, accountably and reflectively; behaving ethically and responsibly; and managing time effectively and meeting deadlines.
Only available where included in a student's admitted program study plan OR to approved Law Study Abroad OR Law Exchange Students OR any PG Masters degree with completion of 40cp and 50% average.
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?||05/10/2019|
|Withdraw – Academic?||26/10/2019|
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