This 10 credit point elective course is available to all students who have completed a minimum of 160 credit points of study. The course examines the institutions, methods and processes through which law reform is undertaken in Australia. Students come to understand the intellectual and political heritage of law reform and the contemporary institutional arrangements and approaches to law. A theme of the course is the tensions in law reform between community consultation and evidence-based reform. The course also furnishes students with the knowledge and skills to engage with law reform activities. This course would be of benefit and interest to law, arts, business and politics students who are interested in pursuing a career in law and policy reform, particular through working for NGOs and stakeholder groups and within the public service. Honours students: Please note, from 2019 this course is no longer a core course requirement.
Gold Coast Trimester 1Nathan Semester 1South Bank Trimester 3
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