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LAW1116 Legal Process
Credit Points: 15

This unit imparts basic skills in primary and secondary legal research, legal writing and problem solving. We open by discussing the sources of law, the way that the doctrine of precedent operates, ratio decidendi, obiter dicta and stare decisis. Statutes and methods of interpreting them will also be considered at this stage. Then we move to the skills components of the course which comprise of instruction sessions on how to read a case, how to write a case brief, how to cite legal materials properly and how to apply legal principles derived from case law and other sources to a set of facts in a problem question.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
V72Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
V73Bachelor of Laws (LLB)/Bachelor of Arts
M78Bachelor of Laws (LLB)/Bachelor of Business
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2006 VET: 31/03/2006