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Innovative Justice

Postgraduate | RMI-OJD290 | 2024

Interrogate the Australian justice system and the legal policies, past and present, that affect it. Run through some of the ethical dilemmas that lawyers face. Shine the spotlight on inventive approaches professionals use to tackle legal problems.

Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks

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Innovative Justice

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject you will be able to:

    1. Critically evaluate aspects of the Australian Justice System and suggest innovative solutions to assist court and community users  
    2. Apply and evaluate research methods to research legal problems.
    3. Demonstrate intellectual skills in research to critically evaluate legal problems and develop legal policy through exploration of innovations within the Australian Justice System.
    4. Demonstrate effective, appropriate and persuasive collaboration and communication skills for legal and non-legal audiences when engaging with a practical policy simulation.
    5. Design and plan a project, including development and testing of research questions, and obtaining and assimilating scholarly material from a range of sources to produce a substantial contribution to research. 

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

  • RMI-OJD110-Introduction to the Australian Legal System and Legal Methods (no longer available)

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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