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LAW4604 Civil Procedures I
Credit Points: 15
LAW3106 Evidence

This unit involves a detailed review of the rules for the conduct of civil litigation in Western Australia, in a federal court, the Supreme Court, the District Court and Local Court, as well as the State Administrative Tribunal, from commencement of proceedings in the appropriate jurisdiction to the disposition of pre-trial proceedings.  The Rules of the Supreme Court 1971 (WA) will be considered in detail.  Students will be involved in practical exercises through drafting pleadings and particulars, as well as a practical understanding of case flow management principles.  In addition, alternatives to civil litigation will be considered. Lawyers' professional obligations will also be examined in the context of civil court proceedings.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K19Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Laws
V72Bachelor of Laws
V73Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts
K51Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business
K30Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2008 VET: 31/03/2008