CONSTITUTIONAL LAW MOOT

LAW5CMT

2021

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/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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

Quota Management StrategyMerit based quota management

Quota-conditions or rulesBy the order of application to subject coordinator.

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

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. Develop expert skills in researching and critically analysing complex legal problems
02. Demonstrate advanced skills in writing legal submissions
03. Develop expert skills in making oral arguments in a clear and compelling manner

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size4

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarc Trabsky

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.00 h lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Presentation of oral argument at Sir Harry Gibbs Mooting Competition (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3
Written Submissions (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2