CIVIL PROCEDURE

LAW2CIV

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students in this subject examine the procedural laws and rules relating to the resolution of civil disputes in an adversarial system. The following topics are covered: the overarching obligations of parties and practitioners; the civil jurisdiction of Australian courts; initiating proceedings; service; joinder; parties to litigation; defining the questions for trial; obtaining evidence; interlocutory orders; disposition without trial; alternative dispute resolution; settlement; extra judicial determination of issues; trial; appeal; costs; and enforcement of judgements.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorStephanie Falconer

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesTutorial exercises, Assignment, Online quizzes, Final examination

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesLAW2TOT AND LAW2CTA AND LAW1LIM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorLatest Version

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Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOnline

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorColbran et al, Latest Edition

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherLexis Nexis

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate an understanding of how grievances are translated into a legal claim or defence in written form using the conventions of legal drafting
02. Demonstrate a critical awareness of how to pursue a legal claim or defence for a client as effectively as possible.
03. Apply civil procedure law and rules in order to find solutions to legal disputes.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephanie Falconer

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via video conference.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Assignment (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Final Exam: 2 hours 30 minutes plus 30 minutes reading time (equivalent to 2500 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO2, SILO3

Online quizzes during teaching period. (equivalent to 500 words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephanie Falconer

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Assignment (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Final Exam: 2 hours 30 minutes plus 30 minutes reading time (equivalent to 2500 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO2, SILO3

Online quizzes during teaching period. (equivalent to 500 words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3