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QLLM112 Jurisprudence A (Sem 1)

Module Description

This module introduces students to a broad range of theoretical critiques of conventional (doctrinal) legal scholarship. The course begins with liberal political theory (Aristotle, Locke and Hobbes). It then considers more specific liberal critiques of law (Economic analysis, Rule of Law critique, and Mill’s harm principle). The last section of the course looks at Marxist approaches, Foucault, Feminist legal theory, and Critical legal Studies.

Prerequisites

None

Applicable Groupings

Mode of Assessment

2 course essays of 3,750 words (each 50%)

Course essays submission date: Both due 10 January 2018 at 13.00 hrs

Credits

22.5 Credits

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