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LA4021 - Competition Mooting

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

Advanced research and analysis in a selected topic, development of skills in presenting oral arguments and preparation of written memorials setting out detailed legal arguments in relation to the Jessup International Law Moot Competition or other approved mooting competition.

Learning Outcomes

  • development of students research, writing and oral presentation skills;
  • to provide students with practical skills involved in research, preparation of legal argument, preparation of memorials and the art of legal advocacy.

Graduate Qualities

  • 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 think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams.
Prerequisites: (LA1101 and LA1102) OR LA1007

Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 7
Census Date 07-Jul-2011
Face to face teaching (To be advised)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Assessment: preparation of written memorial and participation in a moot competition, or other assessable work as required.

Cairns, Block, Study Period 7
Census Date 07-Jul-2011
Face to face teaching (To be advised)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Assessment: preparation of written memorial and participation in a moot competition, or other assessable work as required.

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