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LAW2314 Constitutional Law II
Credit Points: 15
LAW2104 Constitutional Law I

This unit examines various provisions of the Australian Constitution including a more detailed examination of the following legislative powers : external affairs, corporations power, trade and commerce and taxation. Students will also critically analyse the question of whether a bill of rights as opposed to judgements that found implied rights within the constitution is preferable.  The role of Constitutional law in promoting human rights and social justice will be highlighted with reference to other constitutional approaches in democratic countries. Constitutional reform in the context of an Australian Republic from a federal jurisprudential viewpoint is also examined.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K61Bachelor of Engineering Bachelor of Laws
V72Bachelor of Laws
K50Bachelor of Laws
Y67Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Arts
Y04Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Business
K30Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
K58Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Psychological Science
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014