Housing Clinic (Redfern Legal Centre) Intensive - JURD7600

Faculty: Faculty of Law

School: Faculty of Law

Course Outline: See below

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 12

EFTSL: 0.25000 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 36 UOC of JD courses including Land Law (LAWS2383/JURD7283) and Resolving Civil Disputes (LAWS2371/JURD7271) for students enrolled prior to 2013. For students enrolled after 2013, 72 UOC of JD courses including Land Law and RCD.

Excluded: JURD7400, LAWS3300, LAWS3600

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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The Housing Clinic (Redfern Legal Centre (Intensive) is an experiential learning program. In this course students will put their legal skills and knowledge to use and gain practical experience of the law in action. At the same time they will be critically analysing the effect of law and legal policy on disadvantaged clients in a community legal centre setting. Students will be assisting and advising disadvantaged people who have administrative and housing law problems. The work will involve interviewing clients, and advising clients under the supervision of Redfern Legal Centre staff, preparing cases for NCAT and in some cases appearing for clients in the Tribunal in these cases.

Students will spend 2 days (7 hours-9am to 5pm) at Redfern Legal Centre each week for 12 weeks. Lectures will cover Residential Tenancy Law.

Students will also be involved in research and policy work, community legal education work.

More information can be found on the 'Law in Action' in Law Website.

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