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LAWS2820 is a Core Course. Students wishing to complete Law and Social Theory as an Elective should enrol in course code LAWS3332. Enrolment is by school consent and you should email to request enrolment.

This course is designed to introduce students to theoretical issues concerning the intricate and complex relationships between law and society. It seeks to do this by acquainting them with several important ways of approaching these issues, and with the sorts of questions best (and worst) addressed by each of these approaches.

More information can be found on the Course Outline Website.

Faculty Faculty of Law
Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 1, Term 2, Term 3



Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Pre-requisite: 24 UOC completed in LLB courses or 24 UOC completed in Juris Doctor courses. Juris Doctor students who commenced prior to 2013 need no pre-requisites.

Course Outline

To access course outline, please visit:


Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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