Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Conflict resolution and restorative practices have helped reform the justice system through mediation and restorative justice programs introduced in civil and criminal jurisdictions and in the community more broadly. This unit is designed to expand students' understanding of the range of processes that can be used to manage, resolve and prevent disputes and conflicts in the legal, organisational and community contexts. Students will learn to apply principles of conflict analysis and case management also. The unit will focus on the Conferencing process. Specific case studies, role-plays and communication skills will be taught and practiced. This unit complements LAW3NEG and LAW3MST. Students must apply for this unit by completing the application form. A quota is also applied.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlikki Vernon

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites LAW1DR or approved equivalent


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSet Readings on MoodlePrescribedN/AN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2014, Week 06-07, Day


Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlikki Vernon

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 06 - 07
Five 7.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%
Class participation10
Essay 2,500 words60
Role-play and video analysis15