Available in 2013
Previously offered in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
LAWS courses are only available to students enrolled in Bachelor of Laws (LAWS) degree programs.
Examines areas of law which relate to children crossing traditional substantive law boundaries. Topics include childhood and capacity, International law and children's rights, children and the legal process, child protection, Out of Home Care and adoption, juvenile justice, family law issues and issues for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
||To equip law students with a comprehensive understanding and appreciation of the role of law and the legislative framework relating to children. To reflect critically upon legal material presented in the context of professional practice, professional responsibility and to promote cooperative learning relations between law students nd students from different disciplines in order to build skills in teamwork and problem-solving.
||Childhood and capacity; International law and children's rights; child protection legislation; adoption; juvenile justice; family law issues; children and the legal process and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and law.
||LAWS1001A, LAWS1001B, LAWS1002A, LAWS1002B, LAWS2003A, LAWS2003B, LAWS3004A, LAWS3004B, LAWS3005
|Modes of Delivery
|Essays / Written Assignments
||Written Problem Answer
|Group/tutorial participation and contribution
||Group presentation or group report;
Individual and group multiple choice;
Written problem answers and legal advices; tutorial participation
||Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Requisite by Enrolment
||This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws and associated combined degree programs.
2013 Course Timetables for LAWS5006