CONSTITUTIONAL LAW MOOT

LAW5CMT

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are provided an opportunity to consolidate and enhance their legal research writing and advocacy skills through participation in the Sir Harry Gibbs constitutional law mooting competition. The competition is Australia's premiere constitutional law mooting competition. Students will be required to analyse a constitutional law problem, draft written submissions, based on their research into issues raised by the problem, and present oral arguments at the competition.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMarc Trabsky

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Constitutional Law (LAW5CSL) Statutory Interpretation (LAW5SIN) Students admitted to this subject on application to Director of Postgraduate (Coursework) Programs

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsVarious readings will be provided via the LMSRecommendedVariousVarious

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop expert skills in researching and critically analysing complex legal problems

Activities:
Lecture/seminar activities, preparation of written submissions, presentation of oral arguments.

02. Demonstrate advanced skills in writing legal submissions

Activities:
Lecture/seminar activities, preparation of written submissions.

03. Develop expert skills in making oral arguments in a clear and compelling manner

Activities:
Learning/seminar activities, presentation of arguments.

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