Unit

School Of Law

Designing Law Apps for Access to JusticeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 201040.2

Discipline: LAW NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 4

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
John Juriansz


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 120 credit points. Admission is by invitation only.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - COMPOSITE  John Juriansz  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit will teach students how to design and build an application using expert system software. This unit will provide students with a clinical legal experience by providing access to a community based client to ascertain their needs and undertake collaborative work to provide a solution that requires applied legal research, teamwork, innovative and creative design thinking, and the capacity to manage a project. This unit will teach students how to identify, design and build appropriate legal information systems for use in generating legal documents from precedents and assisting users to navigate solutions to legal problems. Students will be exposed to a variety of automated legal tasks and various legal and practical issues associated with their use, including issues of professional regulation. This will include guest lectures from those working on legal expert systems and related technologies. After learning the necessary skills, students will work in small groups to design and build a legal information system. This unit does not require students to have any pre-existing skills or experience in expert systems or computer programming. Instead, the unit itself includes instruction on how to use an expert system software.


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