Theories of Law (LAWS6940)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit seeks to facilitate critical reflection on prominent responses of theorists to a single question: what is law? Among the notions to which their answers refer (and on which the unit focuses) are the following: power, norms, rules, principles, convention, morality, adjudication and interpretation.
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Further unit of study information
class participation (20%), 8000wd essay (80%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
: LAWS5169 or LAWS3469
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