Civil Dispute Resolution
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- 28 Jun 2021
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate a broad theoretical understanding of civil dispute resolution and its social context;
- demonstrate an understanding of the procedural rules and practices relating to the steps taken by parties to commence, litigate and bring a civil matter to a conclusion;
- demonstrate how the legal system seeks to promote access to justice and the related rights and obligations of participants who seek to resolve civil disputes;
- demonstrate an understanding of and critically evaluate the frameworks for alternate dispute resolution; and
- independently conduct research to frame solutions to procedural problems.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
UNE-LAW100-Foundations of Law and UNE-LAW101-Law in Context and UNE-LAW301-Succession and UNE-LAW102-Legal Professional Skills and UNE-LAW131-Torts Law and UNE-LAW162-Criminal Law, or UNE-LAW161-Criminal Law, or UNE-LAW312-Criminal and Civil Procedure and UNE-LAW270-Interviewing for Advocacy, or UNE-LAW157-Alternative Dispute Resolution, or UNE-LAW164-Law and First Peoples of Australia and UNE-LAW172-Contract Law, or UNE-LAW171-Law of Contract I, or UNE-LAW272-Law of Contract II and UNE-LAW157-Alternative Dispute Resolution, or UNE-LAW164-Law and First Peoples of Australia, or UNE-LAW270-Interviewing for Advocacy ;
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
Candidature in Bachelor of Laws (4 Years). To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.
- EquipmentDetails - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- SoftwareDetails - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- TravelDetails - Travel may be required to attend the Final Examination for this subject.
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Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This subject introduces students to the legal frameworks for resolving civil disputes by litigation and by alternative dispute resolution models. The content includes general principles of civil procedure and dispute resolution, including pre-trial procedures, pleadings, trials, judgment and enforcement; and alternative dispute resolution. This unit meets Priestley requirements for civil dispute resolution.
Assignment: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Final Examinations: 2 hrs 15 mins. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will be offered online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit. UNE manages supervised exams associated with your UNE subjects. Prior to census date, UNE releases exam timetables. They’ll email important exam information directly to your UNE email address.
- Assignment (50%)
- Final Examination (50%)
Current study term: 27 Jun 21 to 24 Sep 21)
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