LAW7419 - Current issues in human rights law
6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Law
Leader: Professor Sarah Joseph
Not offered in 2008
This unit identifies important and contemporary issues in human rights law that arise in response to international developments, changes in law and policy, advances in technology, and other events. Complex issues not covered in other human rights units will be explored at an advanced level and may cover specialized areas such as human rights and the environment, human rights and cyberspace, contemporary human rights theory, and human rights institutional reform. The selection of current issues may incorporate Australian, comparative and international aspects, or a mixture thereof, where relevant. The contemporary nature of the unit means that its content will change each time it is offered.
Students who have successfully completed the unit will:
Research assignment (3,750 words):50%