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LAW4183

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Law
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)

Synopsis

APPLICATION: students will be invited to apply for enrolment in LAW4183 Jessup Moot. This will be done through class announcements and public advertisements. When applying, students will be required to submit: a personal CV; a formal academic transcript; a short letter of application, outlining the reasons for applying and interests in competitive mooting and International law. Enrolment: maximum of 20

Objectives

  1. To develop greater intellectual appreciation of International Public Law as an academic discipline;
  2. To acquire greater specialised knowledge of critical components of the International Public Law regime, such as State Responsibility, State Jurisdiction and the International regulation of armed force;
  3. to undertake intensive research work in current issues of International Law, including creative problem-solving of prescribed hypothetical problems;
  4. to increase exposure to the competitive mooting process and the development of basic principles and practices of mooting.

Assessment

Seminar research and presentation: 25%
Practice Mooting: 25%
Memorial Research and Writing (3000 words): 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Adam McBeth

Contact hours

10 x 3 hour seminar per week and 9 hours practice mooting

Prerequisites

LAW1100 or LAW1101 and LAW1102 or LAW1104

Co-requisites

LAW4122