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Unit of study_

Sydney Law Review - LAWS3465

Year - 2020

This unit of study is offered annually under the supervision of a member of the academic staff of Sydney Law School and the Law Publishing Manager. The unit is limited to 10 students per semester and enrolment is by way of departmental permission on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applicants must have a minimum WAM of 70 and be in their final year of study. Each student will complete a range of tasks with respect to the Sydney Law Review, including copyediting and reference checking a submission, writing a review note (for assessment purposes only) and writing a case note or law reform essay for assessment and potential publication. The writing of the case note/law reform essay is under the supervision of a member of the academic staff of Sydney Law School. 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.

Classes
Three or four compulsory meetings across the semester. Students should be prepared to attend the initial class meeting in July.

Assessment
Completion of editorial tasks (assessed as Satisfactory); 1000wd review note (20%); and 6000wd case note or law reform essay (80%).

Textbooks
Australian Guide to Legal Citation (Melbourne University Law Review Association, 4th ed, 2018) (available online and via the University of Sydney Library)

Additional information
Enrolment in this unit of study is by Departmental Permission. Applicants must have a minimum WAM of 70 and be in their final year of study.

Prohibitions

LAWS3057 or LAWS5165

Details

Faculty: Sydney Law School

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Celeste Black
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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