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Human rights litigation (6 points)


Leader: Ms Sarah Joseph

City First semester 2003 (Off-campus)
City First semester 2004 (Off-campus)

Synopsis: This subject will examine (a) the use of international human rights norms in Australian litigation; (b) international human rights case law and (c) comparative human rights case law in relation to a number of civil and political rights, such as equality rights, legal process rights, and personal autonomy rights.

Assessment: Written essay (4000 words): 50% + Written Assignment (4000 words): 50% For this assignment, students will be given a complicated factual scenario. They will be required to research relevant human rights precedents, and produce a brief of argument using those precedents.

Contact Hours: One 2-hour seminar per week

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