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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) $1,647.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $7,425.50

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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.
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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 9-16, 18-22
Wednesday 15:00-15:50 9-16, 18-22
Thursday 12:00-12:50 9-16, 18-22
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 12:00-12:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T2 Tuesday 16:00-16:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T3 Monday 13:00-13:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T4 Thursday 16:00-16:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T5 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T6 Monday 15:00-15:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T7 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T8 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T9 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T10 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T11 Tuesday 16:00-16:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T12 Wednesday 12:00-12:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T13 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T14 Thursday 10:00-10:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T15 Thursday 11:00-11:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T16 Thursday 15:00-15:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40
T17 Thursday 16:00-16:50 10, 14, 20, 31, 36, 40