• LAWS7711 Laws of Armed Conflict

    This course will focus on selected topics in the law of war (or international humanitarian law). This body of law centres on the four Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their two Additional Protocols of 1977.

  • LAWS7908 Native Title Law

    This course provides an overview of native title law in Australia. It includes the common law concept of native title, as recognised in the High Court decisions in Mabo and Wik, and the statutory regimes for dealing with native title under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).

  • LAWS7970 Comparative Criminal Law

    This course offers a comparative and critical investigation into criminal law and criminal justice as it is conceptualised and also how it operates within the main legal traditions of the world.

  • LAWS7939 Comparative Constitutional Law

    This course explores the nature of constitutional government by studying how the constitutional arrangements of different states – especially Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States – frame and discipline the exercise of public power.

  • LAWS7714 Refugees, Asylum Seekers & the Law: Rights & Realities

    This course critically examines international and regional laws (treaties and case-law), and domestic laws (legislation and case-law) and politics, relating to forced migration.

  • LAWS7713 Law, Terrorism & Human Rights

    After the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the prevention and prosecution of terrorism emerged as a key priority for governments.

  • LAWS7853 Law of the World Trade Organization

    This course will introduce the international legal rules, principles and institutions of the World Trade Organization.

  • LAWS7987 International Law and Development

    This course critically examines the phenomenon of globalisation, and the related changes currently underway in contemporary international economic law.

  • LAWS7828 Cultural Heritage Law

    Cultural Heritage Law explores the interface between law and cultural heritage.

  • LAWS7710 Principles of International Law

    With the scope of legal regulation no longer limited to national territories, there is a need for a framework that recognises law as a global phenomenon with fluid boundaries.


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