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 hours 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 hours 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)