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Form a broad perspective on the role of the lawyer, lawyering as a profession, lawyering skills, and lawyers’ relationships to clients. Consider the future of legal services.
|Paper title||Lawyers, Clients, and the Profession|
|Teaching period||Summer School (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$679.70|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,212.40|
- 96 LAWS points
- Pre or Corequisite
- Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
- Limited to
- LLB, LLB(Hons)
- May not be credited together with LAWS475 passed in 2018 and 2019.
- Teaching staff
Dr Bridgette Toy-Cronin
- Teaching Arrangements
This paper will be taught as a blend of online learning and three in-person workshops. It is essential that students can access Blackboard with a good internet connection so that they can engage with the online component of this course. Students will be assigned to a discussion group in Blackboard to support their learning and to complete activities. Students must also plan to attend the three inperson workshops held at the Auckland Campus. The examination for the paper (70% of the final grade) can be taken at the Auckland or Dunedin Campus.
- 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
This paper will explore the nature of the legal profession, the clients of lawyers and the future of legal practice. It will draw on empirical studies of the legal profession and literature in the field of legal ethics and legal futures.