CIVIL DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Credit points: 15
Students in this subject examine the procedural laws, rules and policy issues 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
Subject Co-ordinatorMagda Karagiannakis
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesUtilisation of seminar and online materials. Completion of Assignment.
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules
PublisherCivil Procedure Rules downloadable from the Supreme Court website.
Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials
AuthorColbran et al
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
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City Campus, 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMagda Karagiannakis
Lecture/SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.50 h lecture/seminar per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 6.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
Mid Semester assignment (2,000 words)
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Problem solving assignment (3,500 words)