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LAW8701 Constitutional Human Rights

Short Description: Constitutional Human Rights
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 4
ASCED code : 090903 - Constitutional Law
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 25 June 2021

Requisites

Pre-requisite: (LAW5111 and LAW5112) or students must be enrolled in one of the following programs LLBH or LLMC

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 will consider the constitutional protection of fundamental human rights such as presumption of innocence, right to silence, the right to natural justice and an open court, fairness in sentencing, and property rights. It will consider the extent to which such rights have increasingly been abrogated by Australian statutes, in the context of a comparison with equivalent legal regimes elsewhere.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 25 June 2021