UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

LAWS5105 Remedies

Credit 6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content In this unit, students learn about the main private law remedies organised according to their dominant functions.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) demonstrate an understanding of the range of remedial responses, and the relationship between causes of action and remedial responses; (2) develop a critical understanding of some contemporary issues in the law and remedies; (3) demonstrate appreciation for scholarship in some areas of the law of remedies; (4) identify appropriate remedies and articulate reasons for them; (5) critically evaluate the law and its application; (6) engage in the debates on the need for change; (7) research and evaluate judicial opinion and scholarly views; and (8) continue to build on effective and appropriate communication and collaboration skills in class.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) assignment; (2) tutorial participation; and (3) final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Meredith Blake
Unit rules
Prerequisites: LAWS4101 Legal Process, LAWS4103 Contract, LAWS4104 Property, LAWS4106 Torts, LAWS4107 Land Law, and LAWS5103 Equity and Trusts
Contact hours 4 hours per week
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.law.uwa.edu.au/Units/LAWS5105/SEM-2/2017

Barnett, IG and Harder S, Remedies in Australian Private Law, Cambridge Uni, 2014

Tilbury, M. et al. Remedies: Commentary and Materials, 6th edn: Lawbook Co. 2015


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