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LAW5112 Advanced Legal Writing and Research

Short Description: Advanced Legal Writing and Res
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 : 090900 - Law
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 25 April 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: LAW5111 or Students must be enrolled in the following program: DJUR

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 http://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, 2019 Online
Semester 2, 2019 Online
Semester 3, 2019 Online