Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2013, 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
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term