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LA3013 - Principles of Equity

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Nature and history of equity, equitable interests, equitable assignments, fiduciary relationships, unconscionability,undue influence, estoppel, confidential information, equitable remedies (specific performance, declarations, injunctions, account and damages) and equitable defences (laches and acquiescence).

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain, analyse and critique equitable concepts, doctrines and maxims;
  • Explain and apply equitable concepts, doctrines and maxims in a range of practical scenarios;
  • Communicate clearly and persuasively in writing and argue persuasively in oral submissions;
  • Reflect on and self-evaluate oral communication skills and knowledge in practical legal contexts.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (50%)
  • presentations (35%)
  • reflection (15%).
Assumed
Knowledge:
It is expected that Bachelor of Laws and Joint Bachelor of Laws students will have completed LA2015 Land Law 1 and LA2016 Land Law 2 before enrolling in LA3103:03 Principles of Equity.
Prerequisites: (LA1101 AND LA1102) AND (LA1105 or LA2011) and (LA1106 or LA2012)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA3001

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Nichola Corbett-Jarvis
Lecturer: Ms Tina Hoyer.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours - Combined lectures, tutorials/workshops; Lecturer driven activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coord/Lect: Dr Nichola Corbett-Jarvis.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.