LEGAL RESEARCH 1

LAW5LRE

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will enhance skills in advanced legal research and writing methods. Students will be introduced to a range of socio-legal research methods and techniques, and theoretical approaches to legal scholarship. The subject gives students the opportunity to apply these skills and theoretical frameworks to a number of legal topics.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMarc Trabsky

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in LMJD or LML or LMGBL or LMCL or have permission of the director of programs - Law School

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop advanced skills in legal research and writing methods

Activities:
Literature Review Research Assignment

02. Demonstrate an enhanced understanding of theoretical approaches to legal scholarship

Activities:
Literature Review Research Assignment

03. Independently review and critically analyse complex primary and secondary research material

Activities:
Literature Review Research Assignment

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Summer 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarc Trabsky

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 01 - 06
Four 7.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 01 to week 06 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Literature Review (1,500 words)Submitted/Assessed Online30 01, 02, 03
Research Assignment (5,000 words)Submitted/Assessed Online70 01, 02, 03

City Campus, 2018, Winter semester, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarc Trabsky

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 27 - 28
Four 7.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Literature Review (1,500 words)Submitted/Assessed Online30 01, 02, 03
Research Assignment (5,000 words)Submitted/Assessed Online70 01, 02, 03