School Of Law

Technology, Innovation and the Law (Juris Doctor)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 201073.1


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
John Juriansz


Students must have successfully completed 80 credit points of 2826 Juris Doctor core units to enrol in this unit.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit enables students to proactively adapt to the transforming nature of the legal profession. Students will engage with the technology and innovation expectations of contemporary business, legal practice and community engagements – including the concepts and areas of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, Blockchain, legal task automation, e-contracts and smart contracting, technology assisted review, e-Courts, FinTech and RegTech, law tech start-ups, and chatbots. Students will be able to develop legal, ethical and regulatory digital literacies and personal professional strategies to maintain and use these literacies innovatively. The curriculum will offer insights from a number of innovative and technology focused legal industry experts.

2826.1Juris DoctorCURRENT

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