Sydney Law Review (LAWS5165)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study is offered annually under the supervision of the Editor of the Sydney Law Review, who is a member of the full-time teaching staff. The unit is limited to approximately 18-24 students per year, who are selected on the basis of their academic results. Preference may be given to students in their final year in the selection of students for the unit. Each student will complete a range of tasks with respect to the Review, including editing and proofreading submissions and writing a law reform essay and a casenote for potential publication. (A limited number of casenotes are selected for publication each year, according to their merit.) Students selected for this unit must be prepared to serve for six months, so that duties may start before, and may continue after, the formal teaching and examination period.

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Assessment

2,500wd essay (25%) and 5,000wd case note (50%) plus editing (25%)

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prohibitions

LAWS3057, LAWS3465

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