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LA3013 - Principles of Equity

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office

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

  • an understanding and knowledge of the law of equity;
  • an ability to analyse and critique equitable concepts, doctrines and maxims;
  • an ability to apply principles of equity to legal issues through analysing legal problems and finding and applying relevant statute and case law.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate IT tools;
  • The ability to access and employ online technologies effectively;
  • A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to use a variety of media and methods to retrieve, analyse, evaluate, organise and present information;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning processes and products;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner;
  • A commitment to lifelong learning and intellectual development.
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 24-Mar-2011
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Ms Tina Hoyer.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 11 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); essays (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 11 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (30%).

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.