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Australia Legal Systems 162 - Final Exam Template
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Australia Legal Systems 162 - Final Exam Template

LAWS11-110 - Australian Legal System

4 Pages Partial Study Notes Year: Pre-2018

Australia Legal Systems 162 - Final Exam Template Contains the following topics 1 What is law? Categories of Law Various approaches to understanding and classifying law 2 Origin of Common Law History of the development of the Common Law in England, Separation of Power between arms of government 3 Precedent - Court hierarchies Exploring court systems in Australia and Queensland, Original and appellate jurisdiction 4 Binding Precedent Res judicata, Stare decisis - the doctrine that lower courts must follow the law established by higher courts 5 Legal problem solving Analysing cases to determine legal principles (ratio and obiter), Distinguishing cases, Applying case law in new scenarios 6 Legislative Process and Statutory Interpretation Understanding how legislation is made in Parliament, Primary and delegated legislation, Analysing statutory provisions 7 Statutory Interpretation Rules and approaches used in analysis and application of statute law 8 Statutory Interpretation Application of statute law 9 Reception of law into Australia Examining the historical development of English colonies in Australia 10 Federation Commonwealth Constitution, Federation of colonies (which became states), Division of powers between levels of government 11 Basic Constitutional law The modern federal system 12 Lawyers and professional conduct Lawyers role in the legal system, Legal ethics

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