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LAW4183

Faculty of Law

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Law
OfferedNot offered in 2011

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