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LAWS204 Public Law

The constitution, the institutions of government, the exercise of public power, and relations between persons and the state. Controls on the exercise of public power including an introduction to judicial review.

The study of Second-Year Law subjects provides the essential knowledge and skills basis for the rest of the law degree. The analytical, problem-solving and reading skills you acquired in LAWS 101 The Legal System will be further developed.

Paper title Public Law
Paper code LAWS204
Subject Law
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,583.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,800.00

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Prerequisite
LAWS 101
Limited to
LLB
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Andrew Geddis
Associate Professor Nicola Wheen
Mr Rodriguez Ferrere
Textbooks
Course materials are provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will have an understanding of:
  • The constitution
  • The institutions of government
  • The exercise of public power
  • Relations between persons and the state
  • Controls on the exercise of public power, including an introduction to judicial review.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 9-15, 18-22
Wednesday 15:00-15:50 9-15, 17-22
Thursday 12:00-12:50 9-15, 17-22
AND
M1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 15:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 12:00-12:50 28-30, 32-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Monday 11:00-11:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T2 Monday 11:00-11:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T3 Monday 11:00-11:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T4 Monday 11:00-11:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T5 Monday 12:00-12:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T6 Monday 12:00-12:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T7 Monday 13:00-13:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T8 Monday 13:00-13:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T9 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T10 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T11 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T12 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T15 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T16 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T17 Thursday 16:00-16:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T18 Thursday 16:00-16:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T19 Thursday 13:00-13:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T20 Thursday 13:00-13:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40

The constitution, the institutions of government, the exercise of public power, and relations between persons and the state. Controls on the exercise of public power including an introduction to judicial review.

The study of Second-Year Law subjects provides the essential knowledge and skills basis for the rest of the law degree. The analytical, problem-solving and reading skills you acquired in LAWS 101 The Legal System will be further developed.

Paper title Public Law
Paper code LAWS204
Subject Law
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
LAWS 101
Limited to
LLB
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Andrew Geddis
Associate Professor Nicola Wheen
Mr Rodriguez Ferrere
Textbooks
Course materials are provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will have an understanding of:
  • The constitution
  • The institutions of government
  • The exercise of public power
  • Relations between persons and the state
  • Controls on the exercise of public power, including an introduction to judicial review.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 9-13, 15-22
Wednesday 15:00-15:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22
Thursday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22
AND
M1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 15:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Monday 11:00-11:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T2 Monday 11:00-11:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T3 Monday 12:00-12:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T4 Monday 13:00-13:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T5 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T6 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T7 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T8 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T9 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T10 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T11 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T12 Tuesday 16:00-16:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T13 Tuesday 16:00-16:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T14 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T15 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T16 Thursday 10:00-10:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T17 Thursday 11:00-11:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T18 Thursday 13:00-13:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T19 Thursday 15:00-15:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T20 Thursday 16:00-16:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38
T21 Thursday 16:00-16:50 10, 16, 19, 29, 33, 38