University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

LAW 1504 - Principles of Public Law

Career: Undergraduate Law
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to LLB and B.Criminology with B.Laws and BArts Advanced with B.Laws students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: LAW 1501
Co-Requisite: LAW 1501 for Mid-year entry students only
Assessment: Typically will include online quizzes, a small-group research project, individual written work, an oral presentation and an exam
Syllabus:

An introduction to the role and content of public law in the Australian legal system. Selected topics will include: introduction to Federal and State Constitutions, both written and in common law; historical background and theories of constitutionalism, including an introduction to the doctrine of separation of powers and the nature of legislative, executive and judicial power at both Commonwealth and State levels; the exercise of judicial power and the role of the judiciary; the roles of and interactions between courts, parliaments and the executive; representative and responsible government, including the relation of citizens and their parliaments and the structure of government administration; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and the Constitution; and the protection of human rights in Australia. The course provides a foundation for Australian Constitutional Law and Administrative Law.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 05/08/2024 Wed 14/08/2024 Fri 13/09/2024 Fri 25/10/2024


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20879 SE02 30 1 24 Jul - 11 Sep Wednesday 11am - 12pm Ligertwood, 316, Teaching Room
2 Oct - 23 Oct Wednesday 11am - 12pm Ligertwood, 316, Teaching Room
20880 SE04 30 FULL 25 Jul - 12 Sep Thursday 12pm - 1pm Ligertwood, 316, Teaching Room
3 Oct - 24 Oct Thursday 12pm - 1pm Ligertwood, 316, Teaching Room
20881 SE05 30 FULL 26 Jul - 13 Sep Friday 12pm - 1pm Ligertwood, 214, Piper Alderman Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Friday 12pm - 1pm Ligertwood, 214, Piper Alderman Room
20883 SE12 30 3 25 Jul - 12 Sep Thursday 4pm - 5pm Ligertwood, 314, Flinders Room
3 Oct - 24 Oct Thursday 4pm - 5pm Ligertwood, 314, Flinders Room
20884 SE13 30 FULL 26 Jul - 13 Sep Friday 11am - 12pm Ligertwood, 216, Sarawak Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Friday 11am - 12pm Ligertwood, 216, Sarawak Room
23089 SE09 30 FULL 25 Jul - 12 Sep Thursday 3pm - 4pm Ligertwood, 316, Teaching Room
3 Oct - 24 Oct Thursday 3pm - 4pm Ligertwood, 316, Teaching Room
23090 SE11 30 FULL 24 Jul - 11 Sep Wednesday 10am - 11am Ligertwood, 316, Teaching Room
2 Oct - 23 Oct Wednesday 10am - 11am Ligertwood, 316, Teaching Room
24043 SE15 30 1 25 Jul - 12 Sep Thursday 2pm - 3pm Ligertwood, 316, Teaching Room
3 Oct - 24 Oct Thursday 2pm - 3pm Ligertwood, 316, Teaching Room
Automatic Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20320 LE01 240 5 23 Jul - 10 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 3pm The Braggs, G60, Bragg Lecture Theatre
1 Oct - 22 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 3pm The Braggs, G60, Bragg Lecture Theatre