CONSTITUTIONAL LAW MOOT
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students are provided the 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
Subject Co-ordinatorPatrick Keyzer
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites LAW5CSL and Students admitted to this subject on application to Director of Postgraduate (Coursework) Programs
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Advanced skills in researching and critically analysing complex legal problems.
- Lecture/seminar activities, preparation of written submissions, presentation of oral arguments.
02. Advanced skills in legal writing (formal Court submissions)
- Lecture/seminar activities, preparation of written submissions.
03. Present complex legal issues in oral argument in a clear and compelling manner.
- Learning/seminar activities, presentation of arguments.
04. Demonstrate superior collaborative skills though intensive teamwork in preparation and presentation of the moot.
- Preparation of written submissions, presentation of oral arguments.
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City Campus, 2018, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPatrick Keyzer
Five 6.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"First 5 weeks in semester on Fridays"
Three 4.0 days practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
|Presentation of oral argument at Sir Harry Gibbs mooting competition (3000 word equivalent)||50||01, 03, 04|
|Written submissions (3000 word equivalent)||50||01, 02, 04|