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LAW3481 Emerging Legal Technologies and Practice

Short Description: Emerging Legal Tech & Practice
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 090913 - Legal Practice
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 February 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: (LAW1111 or LAW5111) and (LAW1112 or LAW5112)

Synopsis

The course introduces students to new ways of thinking about the access to, and the delivery and practise of law. The course encourages students to think creatively about utilising technology and to identify potential gaps in the legal sector in terms of access and delivery of legal services. The course prepares students to embrace disruptive thinking around the use of technology in the legal sector and to give them access to hands-on experience with some of the emerging technologies. Students will be prepared and encouraged to challenge existing frameworks and technologies and to harness creativity so that they can adapt and respond to a constantly changing legal environment. The course contributes to student employability and identifies USQ students as valuable assets to employers.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online