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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Former School/College

Former School of Law and Justice

Pre-requisites

Students must be a member of the Southern Cross University Law Review Editorial Committee. have completed unit/s: LAW00051 - Legal Research and Writing AND 84 credit point in law units

Unit aim

Provides the student with skills in legal research and writing and in information technology when serving as a member of the Southern Cross University Review Editorial Committee. The student will assist in the process of refereeing contributions, and with editing and managing the publication and distribution of the Review.

Unit content

To be confirmed

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Conduct legal research and writing leading to the possible publication of case comments or book review.
2 Manage the Southern Cross University Law Review Office.
3 Read contributions from the perspective of a critical referee.
4 Manage the process of contributions through the refereeing process.
5 Edit the format and layout of contributions.
6 Maintain computer databases.
7 Facilitate in the publication and distribution of the SCU Law Review.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Conduct legal research and writing leading to the possible publication of case comments or book review.
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  2. Manage the Southern Cross University Law Review Office.
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  3. Read contributions from the perspective of a critical referee.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. Manage the process of contributions through the refereeing process.
    • GA4:
  5. Edit the format and layout of contributions.
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  6. Maintain computer databases.
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  7. Facilitate in the publication and distribution of the SCU Law Review.
    • GA4: