Unit

School Of Law

Legal Analysis and CritiqueWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200978.3

Discipline: LAW NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Catherine Renshaw


Equivalent Units
200007 - Law Foundation

Prerequisite
200977 Fundamentals of Australian Law

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Catherine Renshaw  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - EVENING  Catherine Renshaw  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  Catherine Renshaw  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - EVENING  Catherine Renshaw  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Catherine Renshaw  Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - EVENING  Catherine Renshaw  Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  Catherine Renshaw  Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - EVENING  Catherine Renshaw  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
The unit exposes students to the contexts that affect how law is made, some of the institutional limitations on law and justice and the impact of globalisation on law. It introduces theories about the nature and function of law in historical, political, social, economic, cultural, ethical and international contexts. The connection between race, gender, culture and law is examined within the context of the Australian legal tradition, legal history, and the impact of the Australian legal system on Australian First Peoples. The unit introduces students to the processes of critical evaluation of arguments, legal communication and logical and critical problem solving involving statutory interpretation and precedent.


Courses
1838.1Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1839.1Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1840.1Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1841.1Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1842.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
2501.8Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)CONTINUING
2501.9Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)CURRENT
2502.6Bachelor of Laws (Non graduate entry)CONTINUING
2502.7Bachelor of Laws (Non graduate entry)CONTINUING
2502.8Bachelor of Laws (Non graduate entry)CONTINUING
2502.9Bachelor of Laws (Non graduate entry)CURRENT
2537.10Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2537.12Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2538.10Bachelor of Social Science/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2538.8Bachelor of Social Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2538.9Bachelor of Social Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.10Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.11Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2743.8Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.9Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2752.4Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2752.5Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2752.6Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2758.3Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2758.4Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2758.5Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2766.1Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2766.2Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2766.3Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2766.4Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2767.1Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2767.2Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2767.3Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2767.4Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2768.1Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2768.3Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2769.1Bachelor of Construction Management Studies/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2769.2Bachelor of Construction Management Studies/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2769.3Bachelor of Construction Management Studies/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2769.4Bachelor of Construction Management Studies/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2785.2Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2785.3Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2788.2Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2788.3Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2789.3Bachelor of Business (Advanced Business Leadership)/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2800.2Bachelor of Information Systems/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2801.2Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
3697.3Bachelor of Construction Management Studies (exit only)CONTINUING
3697.4Bachelor of Construction Management Studies (exit only)CURRENT


Specialisations

M2515.1Law and the Creative IndustriesCURRENT




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