- Code LAWS8155
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU Legal Workshop
- ANU College ANU College of Law
- Course subject Laws
- Areas of interest Law, Legal Practice
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Christopher Ward
- Mode of delivery Online
Second Semester 2015
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This course examines Human Rights Litigation and the following topics:
- Review of human rights legislation (Federal, ACT and Victoria)
- Examination and analysis of Human Rights Remedies
- Human rights litigation procedures and claims
- Pleadings aspects in human rights matters
- Current developments in human rights litigation
- Prospects for further development in remedies
- The ACT Human Rights experience
- A possible Commonwealth Human Rights Act
- Preparing and proving human rights claims
- Enforcing human rights in Australia
- Human Rights and the United Nations – the Australian experience
- Some international aspects of human rights, particularly in the United Nations and the European Court of Human Rights.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
At the conclusion of this course students should be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of the principles and procedures governing litigation in human rights cases
- apply those principles and procedures in matters of human rights litigation, particularly preparation of originating process, claims and supporting affidavits
- engage in reflective practice in human rights litigation, providing advice and advocacy to clients
This course is run on WATTLE. Once enrolled you will need to logon to WATTLE at: http://wattle.anu.edu.au/ using your ISIS username and password. When available students will be able to gain access to the course materials and modules.
Students must rely on the approved Means of Assessment which will be posted to the Wattle course site prior to the commencement of the course.
Assessment is likely to consist of the following:
- 4000 wd essay (60%)
- Oral hearing (“moot”) via telephone link on a discrete issue (25%)
- Written outline of argument submitted in advance (5%); and
- Two substantive contributions to a discussion forum (10%)
- 4000 word essay (60%)
- 2000 word written submission on an issue (20%); and
- 4 substantive contributions to discussion forums (20%)
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26 hrs online via Wattle
Requisite and Incompatibility
There is no prescribed text. Information on suggested readings will be made available in the Course Outline posted on Wattle course site prior to the commencement of the course.
Suggested readings will be listed in the Course Outline.
There is no required preliminary reading, but suggested readings will be listed in the Course Outline.
Assumed KnowledgeNon-lawyers must have completed LAWS8015 Fundamentals of Government and Commercial Law.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|1452||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|