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Unit of Study LAWS2041 - Legal Fictions: Writing the Law (2021)

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

Interpret cultural texts, such as literature, cinema, television, as legal fictions

Appraise how various cultural texts' representations of legal process, system and concepts critically reimagine law and jurisprudence

Demonstrate an understanding of how the examination of texts from two different fields gives a new cultural study of law and a new legal study of culture.