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  • LAWS121 (2017): Introduction to New Zealand Legal System

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Grant Morris.

    An introduction to the New Zealand legal system and its relationship to
    government, Parliament and the Courts; the place of the Treaty of Waitangi ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/121?year=2017

  • LAWS122 (2017): Introduction to Case Law

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Joanna Mossop.

    An introduction to Case Law technique and the doctrine of precedent, an
    introduction to Case Law reasoning skills, the social context of judicial ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/122?year=2017

  • LAWS123 (2017): Introduction to Statute Law

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Mamari Stephens.

    An introduction to the process of legislation, the techniques of statutory
    interpretation and legislative drafting, the interaction with Case Law ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/123?year=2017

  • LAWS211 (2017): The Law of Contract

    30 points. Trimester 1 + 2. Coordinator: David Mclauchlan, John Prebble.

    The general principles of the law of contract and agency. A test may
    be scheduled during the mid-year examination period.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/211?year=2017

  • LAWS212 (2017): The Law of Torts

    30 points. Trimester 1 + 2. Coordinator: Bill Atkin, Geoff McLay.

    General principles of civil liability. The law as to the various kinds of torts. A
    test may be scheduled during the mid-year examination period.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/212?year=2017

  • LAWS213 (2017): Public Law

    30 points. Trimester 1 + 2. Coordinator: Dean Knight.

    The principles and the working of the Constitution, the institutions of government,
    the exercise of public power and relations between the citizen and ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/213?year=2017

  • LAWS214 (2017): Criminal Law

    30 points. Trimester 1 + 2. Coordinator: Mamari Stephens, Nessa Lynch.

    The general principles of criminal liability. The law relating to indictable and
    other selected offences chargeable under New Zealand law. Procedure ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/214?year=2017

  • LAWS297 (2017): Legal Research, Writing and Mooting

    10 points. Trimester 1 + 2. Coordinator: Tony Angelo.

    This course has two parts: (1) it develops skills in (i) how to prepare legal
    opinions and solve posed legal problems, (ii) using legal databases, (iii) how ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/297?year=2017

  • LAWS301 (2017): Property Law

    30 points. Trimester 1 + 2. Coordinator: Richard Boast, Bevan Marten.

    The history and principles of the law relating to real and personal property;
    choses in action and their assignment. A test may be scheduled during the ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/301?year=2017

  • LAWS302 (2017): Advanced Torts

    15 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    An in-depth study of selected topics in the law of torts.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/302?year=2017

  • LAWS303 (2017): Advanced Contract

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: David Mclauchlan.

    An in-depth study of selected topics and specialised contracts.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/303?year=2017

  • LAWS304 (2017): Unjust Enrichment

    15 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    The history, theory and redress of restitutionary
    claims. 100% internal assessment.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/304?year=2017

  • LAWS306 (2017): Remedies

    15 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    The award and enforcement of civil remedies such as damages, specific
    performance, injunctions, Anton Piller orders, Mareva injunctions and ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/306?year=2017

  • LAWS307 (2017): Sentencing and Penal Policy

    15 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    The administration, legal framework and structure of sentences. Sentencing
    practices and the implementation of penal policy.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/307?year=2017

  • LAWS308 (2017): Advanced Criminal Law

    15 points. Trimester 3. Coordinator: Tony Smith.

    An in-depth examination of selected topics in criminal law including specific
    offences and corporate crime. This course is taught by Professor ATH Smith ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/308?year=2017

  • LAWS309 (2017): The Criminal Justice Process

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Yvette Tinsley.

    Examines a range of major issues in, and major institutions of, the criminal
    justice process: police; prosecution practice; and the trial and conviction process ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/309?year=2017

  • LAWS310 (2017): Youth Justice

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Nessa Lynch.

    An examination of how children and young persons interact with the criminal
    justice system, with an emphasis on New Zealand. Topics include the theoretical ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/310?year=2017

  • LAWS312 (2017): Equity, Trusts and Succession

    15 points. Trimester 1,Trimester 2. Coordinator: Geoff McLay, Mark Bennett.

    An introduction to succession, trusts and the principles of equity, including
    the relationship between law and equity and an examination of the main ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/312?year=2017

  • LAWS313 (2016): Maori Customary Law

    15 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    An introduction to Maori customary law and customary concepts.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/313?year=2016

  • LAWS316 (2017): Maori Land Law

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Richard Boast.

    An examination of rights in Maori land both pre- and post-Treaty; the history,
    functions, jurisdiction and procedure of the Maori Land Court; land claims ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/316?year=2017

  • LAWS317 (2016): Special Topic: Natural Resource Law

    15 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    This course explores key areas of the law and policy relating to natural
    resources management, including minerals, energy, water, fisheries and forestry ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/317?year=2016

  • LAWS318 (2016): Resource Management Law

    15 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    An examination of the Resource Management Act 1991 and the legal framework
    for the sustainable management of natural and physical resources in ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/318?year=2016

  • LAWS320 (2017): Advanced Public Law

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Geoffrey Palmer.

    An in-depth study of selected issues concerning public
    powers and their impact in society.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/320?year=2017

  • LAWS321 (2017): Administrative Law

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Eddie Clark.

    An overview of contemporary Administrative Law examining selected aspects
    of the controls on administrative action including judicial review. 100% ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/321?year=2017

  • LAWS322 (2017): Judicial Review

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Dean Knight.

    An examination of selected aspects of the statutory and common law grounds
    on which judicial control may be exercised over those who wield administrative ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/322?year=2017

  • LAWS323 (2017): Legislation

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Mark Gobbi.

    The legislative process, lobbying, drafting, presentation of legislation, statutory
    interpretation, delegated and subordinate legislation, codification, and ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/323?year=2017

  • LAWS324 (2015): Welfare Law

    15 points. Course not offered in 2015.

    Legal and policy issues in major social welfare programmes, including social
    security, the benefit system, superannuation and the accident compensation ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/324?year=2015

  • LAWS325 (2017): Environmental Law

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Catherine Iorns Magallanes.

    Selected topics in environmental law including different approaches to
    environmental protection and regulation, the development of key principles ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/325?year=2017

  • LAWS326 (2017): Australian Public Law

    15 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    An introduction to Australian constitutional and administrative law with particular
    reference to the distribution of power between the Commonwealth and ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/326?year=2017

  • LAWS328 (2017): Law of Privacy

    15 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    An in-depth look at privacy law and confidentiality in New Zealand and overseas,
    with a particular focus on privacy and the media. Specific topics include ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/328?year=2017

  • LAWS329 (2017): Legal History

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Grant Morris, Richard Boast.

    Historical and historiographical perspectives on selected topics in the
    legal history of New Zealand, the Pacific and England.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/329?year=2017

  • LAWS330 (2017): Jurisprudence

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Mark Bennett.

    An introduction to the principal traditions, objectives and issues in European
    and Anglo-American jurisprudence, and a comparative introduction to Maori ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/330?year=2017

  • LAWS331 (2016): Bill of Rights

    15 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    Theory, practice and development of the New Zealand Bill
    of Rights, examined through selected topics.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/331?year=2016

  • LAWS333 (2016): Law and Sexuality

    15 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    A study of the law as regulator and prescriber of human sexuality. Topics include
    the legal position of intersexuality, the extent to which the law operates ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/333?year=2016

  • LAWS334 (2017): Ethics and the Law

    15 points. Trimester 1,Trimester 3. Coordinator: Kenneth Johnston.

    Legal practitioners' ethical responsibilities to their clients, the profession, the
    organs of justice and society. Formal standards for professional ethics and ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/334?year=2017

  • LAWS335 (2017): Law and Economics

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Paul Scott.

    Basic concepts and methods of economic reasoning as applied
    to selected problems in public and civil law.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/335?year=2017

  • LAWS339 (2017): Nationality, Immigration and Asylum

    15 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    The New Zealand laws of citizenship, immigration and asylum, in the context
    of: ideas of nationality/citizenship and their development, reasons for migration ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/339?year=2017

  • LAWS340 (2017): International Law

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Alberto Costi.

    The theory and practice of international law with special reference to the sources
    of international law, and the concepts of sovereignty, use of force, jurisdiction ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/340?year=2017

  • LAWS341 (2016): International Institutions

    15 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    The structure, functions and practice of international institutions
    with particular reference to the United Nations.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/341?year=2016

  • LAWS342 (2017): International Environmental Law

    15 points. Trimester 3. Coordinator: Joanna Mossop.

    International environmental law with reference to global environmental
    problems including ozone depletion, climate change, biodiversity, drift net ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/342?year=2017

  • LAWS343 (2017): International Human Rights

    15 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    An overview of international human rights standards and issues relating to
    their effective international and domestic implementation.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/343?year=2017

  • LAWS344 (2016): Law of the Sea

    15 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    The public international law that applies to the oceans: how states establish
    maritime boundaries, rights and duties that exist with regard to maritime ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/344?year=2016

  • LAWS345 (2015): Comparative Law

    15 points. Course not offered in 2015.

    Techniques and advantages of comparative legal research, and a general
    study of selected legal systems in their historical, political and socio-economic ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/345?year=2015

  • LAWS347 (2017): Pacific Legal Studies

    15 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    Selected topics on the legal systems of Pacific states including their historical
    development, the relationship of customs to imported and enacted law, ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/347?year=2017

  • LAWS350 (2017): Introduction to Commercial Law

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Matteo Solinas.

    An introduction to the concepts and principles of the law relating to dealings
    between merchants (including financiers) for the supply of goods and services ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/350?year=2017

  • LAWS351 (2017): Maritime Law

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Bevan Marten.

    Civil admiralty jurisdiction and practice; selected maritime law topics including
    the carriage of goods by sea, and maritime liability regimes.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/351?year=2017

  • LAWS352 (2017): Banking and Finance Law

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Steve Flynn.

    Selected topics on the regulation of banks, the banker and customer relationship,
    bankers' securities, documentary credits, lending and payment systems ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/352?year=2017

  • LAWS353 (2017): Intellectual Property

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Graeme Austin.

    The law and indigenous treaty protection of trademarks, copyrights,
    patents and other types of intellectual property.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/353?year=2017

  • LAWS354 (2017): International Trade Law

    15 points. Trimester 3.

    Selected topics on the law governing international economic regulation,
    including the World Trade Organization and regional trade agreements.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/354?year=2017

  • LAWS355 (2017): Employment Law

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Gordon Anderson.

    The law governing the relationship between employers and employees,
    individually and collectively, and their collective organisations; and selected ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/355?year=2017

  • LAWS356 (2017): Competition Law

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Paul Scott.

    The law relating to restrictive practices and business
    acquisitions under the Commerce Act 1986.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/356?year=2017

  • LAWS357 (2017): Consumer Law

    15 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    The implementation of consumer law; methods of protection including
    self-regulation, licensing, quality control of goods and services; consumer ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/357?year=2017

  • LAWS358 (2017): Insurance Law

    15 points. Trimester 3. Coordinator: Bevan Marten.

    An overview of insurance law examining selected
    issues of contemporary relevance.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/358?year=2017

  • LAWS360 (2017): Company and Partnership Law

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Victoria Stace.

    An introduction to company and partnership law.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/360?year=2017

  • LAWS362 (2017): Insolvency Law

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Victoria Stace.

    Pre-judgment and post-judgment remedies, bankruptcy, receivership,
    liquidations, administration and compromises.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/362?year=2017

  • LAWS363 (2016): Financial Markets Law

    15 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    This course focuses on the law that applies when businesses raise money
    from the public. The laws relating to disclosure advertising, regulation of market ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/363?year=2016

  • LAWS365 (2017): Elements of Taxation

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: John Prebble.

    An introduction to the principles of tax law with an
    emphasis on the core elements of income tax.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/365?year=2017

  • LAWS370 (2017): Family Law

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Bill Atkin.

    Legal issues concerning families and relationships, care of children and
    guardianship, child abuse, family property, family violence, and the jurisdiction ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/370?year=2017

  • LAWS372 (2015): Relationship Property

    15 points. Course not offered in 2015.

    The law of relationship property with emphasis on
    separation, divorce and widowed parties.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/372?year=2015

  • LAWS375 (2017): Private International Law

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Campbell Mclachlan.

    Selected studies in the law governing civil and commercial relations and
    proceedings that transcend national boundaries, and the resolution of disputes ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/375?year=2017

  • LAWS379 (2017): Dispute Resolution

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Grant Morris.

    An introduction to different forms of dispute resolution, in particular negotiation
    and mediation. This course aims to develop both theoretical and practical ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/379?year=2017

  • LAWS380 (2017): Evidence

    15 points. Trimester 2.

    Issues of the admissibility of evidence in a trial situation and burdens of proof.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/380?year=2017

  • LAWS381 (2017): Civil Procedure

    15 points. Trimester 2.

    Practice and procedure in civil actions; selected topics such as jurisdiction,
    parties, pleadings, service, pre-trial exchange of information, interlocutory ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/381?year=2017

  • LAWS382 (2017): Criminal Procedure

    15 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    The conduct of investigations (identification, interrogation and confessions)
    and the criminal trial including indictments, pre-trial motions and the judge ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/382?year=2017

  • LAWS389 (2017): Directed Individual Research

    15 points. Trimester 1,Trimester 2.

    Independent research on a topic in a student's chosen field of law. A research
    proposal must be submitted 4-6 weeks before the start of the trimester. ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/389?year=2017

  • LAWS390 (2015): Special Topic: Law of Armed Conflict

    15 points. Course not offered in 2015.

    This course examines the law governing the conduct of hostilities once the
    decision to resort to force has been taken. It covers the laws governing the ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/390?year=2015

  • LAWS391 (2017): Special Topic: Climate Change and the ...

    15 points. Trimester 3. Coordinator: Catherine Iorns Magallanes.

    This course focuses on legal and policy approaches to mitigating greenhouse
    gas emissions and adapting to climate change. It examines the principle ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/391?year=2017

  • LAWS392 (2017): Special Topic: Comparative Corporate ...

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Matteo Solinas.

    This course examines the governance structure of companies on a comparative
    and inter disciplinary basis. The focus will be on the regulation of agency ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/392?year=2017

  • LAWS393 (2017): Special Topic: International Dispute ...

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Petra Butler.

    A course to familiarise students with the different facets of international dispute
    resolution and some substantive matters that are the subject of international ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/393?year=2017

  • LAWS394 (2017): Special Topic: The Treaty of Waitangi in ...

    15 points. Trimester 2.

    This course examines Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi, in light of
    historical and contemporary legal issues and developments. A major objective ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/394?year=2017

  • LAWS395 (2017): Special Topic: Media Law

    15 points. Trimester 3. Coordinator: Steven Price.

    The course deals with many areas of media law and important topics such
    as defamation, privacy, contempt of court, breach of confidence, trespass, ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/395?year=2017

  • LAWS396 (2017): Special Topic: Copyright

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Susy Frankel.

    A detailed consideration of the law of copyright.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/396?year=2017

  • LAWS397 (2016): Special Topic: International law and the ...

    15 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    The course examines the law governing the recourse to the use of force (jus
    ad bellum). It covers its origins, explores the development of a prohibition ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/397?year=2016

  • LAWS430 (2016): Special Topic: Censorship and the ...

    10 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    This course will explore various aspects of the tension between preserving
    and regulating the freedom of expression. It will examine the philosophical ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/430?year=2016

  • LAWS431 (2017): Special Topic: Advanced Administrative ...

    10 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Eddie Clark.

    This course examines key aspects of administrative law across the common
    law world, with a particular emphasis on the broad issues in the field (as ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/431?year=2017

  • LAWS432 (2017): Special Topic: Business, Human Rights and ...

    10 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Catherine Iorns Magallanes.

    This course will analyse how human rights and environmental issues impact
    upon business and vice versa, whether the legal treatment is adequate, ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/432?year=2017

  • LAWS433 (2016): Special Topic: Civil Law for Common ...

    10 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    THis course, after a short history of the Civil Law tradition, considers the main
    concepts required to comprehend it. In particular, the course considers ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/433?year=2016

  • LAWS434 (2016): Special Topic: Fundamentals of European ...

    10 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    This course examines the basic foundations and tenets of European Union
    law including treaties that form the basis of the Union; significant institutions ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/434?year=2016

  • LAWS435 (2017): Special Topic: The Law of Armed Conflict

    10 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Alberto Costi.

    This course will examine the principles and rules of the law of armed conflict,
    assess their implement ation and enforcement at the domestic and global ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/435?year=2017

  • LAWS436 (2017): Special Topic:

    10 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    Co-taught with LAWS 536.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/436?year=2017

  • LAWS437 (2017): Special Topic: Patent Law

    10 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Susy Frankel.

    This course provides the foundations necessary to understand and both New
    Zealand and Australian patent law and how that law operates in a global ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/437?year=2017

  • LAWS438 (2017): ST: Negotiation and Mediation

    10 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Grant Morris.

    This course looks at issues in negotiation and mediation, with particular
    emphasis on the New Zealand context. Students can evaluate different ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/438?year=2017

  • LAWS439 (2016): Special Topic: Contemporary Issues in ...

    10 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    This seminar examines contemporary issues in sentencing and penal policy.
    Starting with theories of punishment, rehabilitation and reintegration. We ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/439?year=2016

  • LAWS440 (2017): Special Topic: Law and Global Governance

    10 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Guy Sinclair.

    Global governance is transforming the way law, and especially international
    law, is understood and practiced. This course will examine the place of law ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/440?year=2017

  • LAWS441 (2017): Special Topic:

    10 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    not offered in 2016 Co-taught with LAWS 541.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/441?year=2017

  • LAWS442 (2017): Special Topic: Health Law

    10 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Bill Atkin.

    The course looks at health issues from conception and birth through to death.
    It deals with the regulation of health professionals and the rights of patients ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/442?year=2017

  • LAWS443 (2017): Special Topic: Intl Intellectual Property

    10 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Susy Frankel.

    This course provides the knowledge and analytical tools necessary to apply
    the rule of internat ional intellectual property (including copyright, patents ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/443?year=2017

  • LAWS444 (2016): Special Topic: Topics in Environmental Law

    10 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    In this course, students will analyse how an environmental issue is treated
    by the law and whether that treatment is adequate, or how the law could be ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/444?year=2016

  • LAWS445 (2017): ST: INDIGENOUS LAND ISSUES

    10 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Richard Boast.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/445?year=2017

  • LAWS446 (2017): Special Topic: International and ...

    10 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Gordon Anderson.

    THe legal and institutional structure of international and transnational labour
    law including the role of both private and governmental actors. THe course ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/446?year=2017

  • LAWS447 (2017): Special Topic: Foreign Relations Law

    10 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Campbell Mclachlan.

    see LAWS 547 Co-taught with LAWS 547.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/447?year=2017

  • LAWS448 (2017): Special Topic:

    10 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    not offered in 2016 Co-taught with LAWS 548.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/448?year=2017

  • LAWS449 (2017): Special Topic: Law of Contempt

    10 points. Trimester 2.

    This course will examine current developments in the law of contempt in New
    Zealand and the UK, arising from the work of the Law Commissions in ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/449?year=2017

  • LAWS450 (2017): Special Topic:

    10 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/450?year=2017

  • LAWS489 (2017): Research Essay

    15 points. Trimester 1 + 2.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/489?year=2017

  • LAWS504 (2017): International Trade Law

    30 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Susy Frankel.

    Students in this course will study key legal agreements, dispute settlement
    processes and related issues in international trade, including the World Trade ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/504?year=2017

  • LAWS520 (2017): SPECIAL TOPIC: COMPARATIVE ...

    40 points. Trimester 1 + 2. Coordinator: Joel Colon-Rios.

    An exploration of the theory and practice of constitutionalism in New Zealand
    and selected jurisdictions. A particular emphasis will be placed on theories ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/520?year=2017

  • LAWS521 (2016): Special Topic: International Arbitration and ...

    40 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    This course explores law and procedure applicable in international and dispute
    resolution, including international commercial arbitration, investor- state ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/521?year=2016

  • LAWS522 (2017): Special Topic: Public Law: State, Power ...

    40 points. Trimester 1 + 2. Coordinator: Dean Knight.

    This course allows students to explore a wide range of issues relating to the
    state, the allocation and exercise of public power, and accountability for ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/522?year=2017

  • LAWS523 (2017): Special Topic: Issues in Sentencing and ...

    40 points. Trimester 1 + 2. Coordinator: Nessa Lynch.

    An analysis of issues in sentencing and penology, including penal populism
    and penal tolerance, restorative justice, diversion, therapeutic jurisprudence ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/523?year=2017

  • LAWS524 (2017): Special Topic: Principles of International ...

    40 points. Trimester 2 + 3. Coordinator: Matteo Solinas.

    The course offers a conceptual scheme for analysing financial law as a whole,
    with illustrative examples from various sectors. The aim of the course is ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/524?year=2017

  • LAWS525 (2017): Special Topic: International Commercial ...

    40 points. Trimester 2 + 3.

    International commercial contracts, in particular sale of goods contracts, from
    their negotiation to their enforcement are the focus of this paper. The course ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/525?year=2017

  • LAWS526 (2017): Special Topic: Law Reform and Policy

    40 points. Trimester 1 + 2. Coordinator: Geoff McLay.

    How does policy shape what the law becomes, and how does the law and
    its values shape policy development? This is a course about the interaction ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/526?year=2017

  • LAWS527 (2017): Special Topic: Markets, Competition and ...

    40 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    This course analyses the law and economics of markets, competition and
    regulation, including market theory, welfare/efficency, market failures, and ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/527?year=2017

  • LAWS528 (2016): Special Topic: Water Law and Policy

    40 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    Water law is rapidly changing, driven in part by claims for indigenous rights
    to water. This course outlines the water law reform process in Australia in ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/528?year=2016

  • LAWS529 (2016): Special Topic: Constitutional Change and ...

    40 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    An examination of constitutional change in New Zealand and the lessons to
    be learned. The participants, processes, products and underlying principles ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/529?year=2016

  • LAWS530 (2016): Special Topic: Censorship and the ...

    20 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    This course will explore various aspects of the tension between preserving
    and regulating the freedom of expression. It will examine the philosophical ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/530?year=2016

  • LAWS531 (2017): Special Topic: Advanced Administrative ...

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Eddie Clark.

    This course examines key aspects of administrative law across the common
    law world, with a particular emphasis on the broad issues in the field (as ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/531?year=2017

  • LAWS532 (2017): Special Topic: Business, Human Rights and ...

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Catherine Iorns Magallanes.

    This course will analyse how human rights and environmental issues impact
    upon businesses and vice versa, whether the legal treatment is adequate ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/532?year=2017

  • LAWS533 (2016): Special Topic: Civil Law for Common ...

    20 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    This course, after a short history of the Civil Law tradition, considers the main
    concepts required to comprehend it. In particular, the course considers ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/533?year=2016

  • LAWS534 (2016): Special Topic: Fundamentals of European ...

    20 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    This course examines the basic foundations and tenets of European Union
    law including treaties that form the basis of the Union; significant institutions ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/534?year=2016

  • LAWS535 (2017): Special Topic: The Law of Armed Conflict

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Alberto Costi.

    This course will examine the principles and rules of the law of armed conflict,
    assess their implementation and enforcement at the domestic and global ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/535?year=2017

  • LAWS536 (2017): Special Topic: Trade Mark and Unfair ...

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Susy Frankel.

    More New Zealand and Australian businesses depend on trade marks than
    any other form of intellectual property. The course will cover key areas and ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/536?year=2017

  • LAWS537 (2017): Special Topic: Patent Law

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Susy Frankel.

    This course provides the foundations necessary to understand both New
    Zealand and Australian patent law and how that law operates in a global context ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/537?year=2017

  • LAWS538 (2017): Special Topic: Negotiation and Mediation

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Grant Morris.

    This course looks at issues in negotiation and mediation, with particular
    emphasis on the New Zealand context. Students can evaluate different ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/538?year=2017

  • LAWS539 (2016): Special Topic: Contemporary Issues in ...

    20 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    This seminar examines contemporary issues in sentencing and penal policy.
    Starting with theories of punishment, rehabilitation and reintegration. We ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/539?year=2016

  • LAWS540 (2017): Special Topic: Law and Global Governance

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Guy Sinclair.

    Global governance is transforming the way law, and especially international
    law, is understood and practiced. This course will examine the place of law ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/540?year=2017

  • LAWS541 (2017): Special Topic: Law of Privacy

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Nicole Moreham.

    This course will examine the meaning and value of privacy and analyse its
    protection in New Zealand law. It will focus particularly on the practical operation ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/541?year=2017

  • LAWS542 (2017): Special Topic: Health Law

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Bill Atkin.

    This course looks at health issues from conception and birth through to death.
    It deals with the regulation of health professionals and the rights of patients ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/542?year=2017

  • LAWS543 (2017): Special Topic: Intl Intellectual Property

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Susy Frankel.

    This course provides the knowledge and analytical tools necessary to apply
    the rule of international intellectual property (including copyright, patents ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/543?year=2017

  • LAWS544 (2016): Special Topic: Topics in Environmental Law

    20 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    In this course, students will analyse how an environmental issue is treated
    by the law and whether that treatment is adequate, or how the law could be ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/544?year=2016

  • LAWS545 (2017): ST:INDIGENOUS LAND ISSUES

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Richard Boast.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/545?year=2017

  • LAWS546 (2017): Special Topic: International and ...

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Gordon Anderson.

    The legal and institutional structure of international and transnational labour
    law including the role of both private and governmental actors. The course ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/546?year=2017

  • LAWS547 (2017): Special Topic: Foreign Relations Law

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Campbell Mclachlan.

    What legal principles govern the external exercise of the public power of states
    within common law legal systems? Foreign Relations Law tackles three ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/547?year=2017

  • LAWS548 (2016): Special Topic: Advanced Mediation

    20 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    This course examines the key theoretical concepts and practical skills of
    advanced mediation, which can be applied by both mediators and advocates ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/548?year=2016

  • LAWS549 (2017): Special Topic: Law of Contempt

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Tony Smith.

    This course will examine current developments in the law of contempt in New
    Zealand and the UK, arising from the work of the Law Commissions in ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/549?year=2017

  • LAWS550 (2017): Special Topic: Internship

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Kate Tokeley.

    The intern is placed with a law office, court, voluntary organisation, government
    department or similar agency. There the intern will be assigned various ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/550?year=2017

  • LAWS551 (2017): ST: New Zealand and Australian Intellectual ...

    10 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Susy Frankel.

    This course provides an advanced level overview of IP law, including the
    commonalities and differences between New Zealand and Australian patent ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/551?year=2017

  • LAWS580 (2015): Introduction to the Common Law

    10 points. Course not offered in 2015.

    Basic concepts of common law including sources of law, private law, public
    law, precedent and the relationship between common law and statute.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/580?year=2015

  • LAWS581 (2017): Advanced Legal Study

    10 points. Trimester 1,Trimester 2. Coordinator: Tony Angelo.

    Research methodologies, legal theories and basic skills required
    for successful postgraduate study in law.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/581?year=2017

  • LAWS582 (2017): Legal Writing

    30 points. Trimester 1 + 2,Trimester 2 + 3,Trimester 3 + 1.

    Independent research on a topic in a student's chosen field of law subject to
    the approval of the Director of Postgraduate Studies. The paper's supervisor ...

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/582?year=2017

  • LAWS591 (2017): Thesis

    120 points. Full Year.

    LLM thesis.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/591?year=2017

  • LAWS592 (2017): Dissertation

    90 points. Full Year.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/592?year=2017

  • LAWS593 (2017): Research Portfolio

    90 points. Full Year.

    A portfolio encompassing two courses and research papers
    completed on related and approved topics.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/593?year=2017

  • LAWS690 (2017): Law for PhD

    120 points. Full Year.

    http://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/690?year=2017