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LAW1112 Legal Writing and Research

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: BBLA or BCLA or LLBP or BALW or BART or BEDU

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at //www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

This course provides students with an introduction to the key skills necessary to undertake their substantive law courses, including legal citation, legal research, problem-solving, legal writing, analysis, synthesis, reflection and evaluation. Students will continue to build and develop these skills as they progress through other core courses in the Law program. In this course, fundamental doctrines of the criminal law and elements of criminal procedure are used as the substantive legal basis for developing legal writing and research competencies.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2014 External
Semester 1, 2014 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2014 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2014 External
Semester 2, 2014 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2014 On-campus Toowoomba