Upon completion of the unit students will have a practical and detailed understanding of the how the particular court , tribunal or legal institution works and will be able to consolidate and synthesise their observer experiences in constructing a deeper understanding of legal concepts, legal knowledge, skills and practice and professional conduct.
Enrolment in this unit is also dependent on approval by the Unit Coordinator with places capped depending on the number of times the unit is offered and the specific workplaces in which it is offered. Admission to this unit is competitive. A written application is required; selection is based on GPA, written applications and interviews.
|1.||Analyse legal concepts critically through reflective practice;|
|2.||Interpret experiences as an observer in order to develop as a lifelong learner;|
|3.||Construct new ideas and understandings about court, tribunal and institutional structures and processes, working both individually and with others to propose and critique decisions;|
|4.||Apply a consolidated body of legal knowledge, professional conduct rules and ethical practice; and|
|5.||Reflect critically on and analyse the impact of culture and values on justice, power and inequalities in the legal system.|
|Literature Review||Literature review (1,000 words)||15%|
|Assignment||Reflective research paper (2,000 words)||35%|
|Presentation||Group Presentation (group and individual contribution)||30%|
|Journal||Hurdle requirement: Reflective diary on court days (1000 words)||20%|
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