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LAWS479 Special Topic 10: Constitutional Law: Federalism

Comparative study of the constitutional dimensions of federalism in Australia, Canada and the USA. Judicial interpretation of the legislative powers of the federal and state levels of government.

Special topics are used to introduce new Law papers to the curriculum.

Paper title Special Topic 10: Constitutional Law: Federalism
Paper code LAWS479
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $633.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,720.00

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Prerequisite
LAWS 204 and 96 further LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Teaching staff
Professor John Dawson
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
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.
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Learning Outcomes
To be advised.

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Timetable

Second Semester

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

Comparative study of the constitutional dimensions of federalism in Australia, Canada and the USA. Judicial interpretation of the legislative powers of the federal and state levels of government.

Special topics are used to introduce new Law papers to the curriculum.

Paper title Special Topic 10: Constitutional Law: Federalism
Paper code LAWS479
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019
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 204 and 96 further LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor John Dawson
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
An understanding of the general features of the federal systems of Australia, Canada and the United States, and an understanding of how, over the course of those countries' histories, the division of legislative powers between the federal and state levels of government has been interpreted by their Supreme Courts.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019

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