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LA3013 - Principles of Equity

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office (pre 2015)

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, apply and analyse equitable concepts, doctrines and maxims in a range of practical situations;
  • demonstrate an understanding of, and ability to apply, relevant equitable concepts, doctrines and maxims in oral argument and in written submissions;
  • speak and write clearly, coherently and persuasively;
  • reflect and evaluate their learning, skills and communication of knowledge, analysis and application of the law.
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 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Professor Stephen Graw, Ms Tina Hoyer.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 11 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); presentations (30%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Professor Stephen Graw, Ms Tina Hoyer
Lecturer: Dr Michael Underdown.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 11 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); presentations (30%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%).

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.