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LA4022 - Civil Procedure

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

An overview of the civil process in the Supreme Court; fundamental principles of civil procedure; jurisdiction; parties and joinder; limitation periods; commencing proceedings; workers compensation and motor vehicle insurance scheme; pleadings; errors and defaults; discovery; trial; costs; alternative dispute resolution.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop competency in quickly assimilating the practices and rules of courts and tribunals using the common law model;
  • to provide students with a sound understanding of the principles of civil procedure by examining their implementation.
Assumed
Knowledge:
LA3004

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Professor Stephen Graw, Mrs Keta Roseby.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (25%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Professor Stephen Graw, Mrs Keta Roseby
Lecturer: Mr Peter Boulot.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (25%).

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.