JD classes

Important Information

  • Prerequisites and assumed knowledge vary depending on the program you are studying. Please check ANU Programs and Courses for information on course prerequisites, assumed knowledge and program requirements before enrolling.
  • Graduation: Please note that courses scheduled in late Autumn, late Winter and Spring sessions are not guaranteed to have results processed in time for graduation ceremonies. Individual results cannot be released.
  • Whilst every effort is undertaken to avoid changes, the University reserves the right to cancel courses or change course dates when necessary. Please check this timetable regularly for updates/changes.
  • Please note that dates indicated on the timetable refer only to the intensive period of the course unless indicated otherwise. For full course dates please refer to ANU Programs and Courses.
  • Courses in Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring sessions have their own individual census dates.
  • For information on all course dates please refer to ANU Programs and Courses.
  • Intensives run from 9am – 5pm on days listed unless stated otherwise.
  • The location of intensive classes can be found on the Wattle course site.

 

Please be advised that timetable information will be published in August of the preceeding year.
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2020
Summer
Course code Course name Dates Type Convenor Mode of delivery Assessment type Assessment collection
LAWS8144
Class #1671
Conflict of Laws
8 - 9 & 15 - 16 Feb Elective
  • Ben Chen
Intensive on Campus Tuesday 10 December 2019
LAWS4217
Class #1419
Family Law
4, 6-7, 10-11, 13, 17-18, 20 Feb Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS4275
Class #1423
Federal Judicial System
10-12 Dec, 17 Dec, 19-20 Dec, 7-9 Jan, 14-16 Jan Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8714
Class #1443
Foundations of Australian Law - Completion Course
JDO Transitioning students Only
18-29 Nov 19 Compulsory Online
LAWS4220
Class #1672
Human Rights Law in Australia
2-3, 9-10, 16-17 Dec 19 Elective
  • Toni Johnson
Intensive on Campus
LAWS8180
Class #1621
International Climate Law
19-21 Mar Elective
  • Ilona Millar
Intensive on Campus
LAWS4258
Class #1405
International Organisations (Geneva)
19 Jan - 1 Feb Elective
  • Joanna Bourke
Intensive on Campus
LAWS8458
Class #1599
International Organisations (Geneva)
19 Jan-1 Feb Elective
  • Joanna Bourke
Intensive
LAWS4227
Class #1485
Japanese Law and Society
13-24 Jan Elective
  • Kent Anderson
Intensive on Campus
LAWS6010
Class #1426
Jessup Moot
Application Process
Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8141
Class #1614
Judicial Review of Government Action
6-7 Feb & 13-14 Mar Elective Intensive on Campus Monday 18 November 2019
LAWS8171
Class #1628
Kyoto Seminar: Japanese Law
1 Dec- 31 Mar Elective
  • Kent Anderson
Intensive
LAWS4239
Class #1637
Law and Armed Conflict
Permission Code Required
24 Feb - 3 Apr Elective Intensive on Campus
LEGM8324
Class #1596
Law and Organising for Reform, Justice and Inclusion
13 Jan - 5 Apr Elective Online
LAWS6230
Class #1427
Law Internship
Application Process
Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS4230
Class #1422
Law Internship
Application Process
Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8715
Class #1444
Lawyers, Justice and Ethics - Completion Course
9 - 20 Dec 19 Compulsory Online
LAWS8716
Class #1445
Legal Theory - Completion Course
6-17 Jan 20 Compulsory Online
LAWS6301
Class #1461
Myanmar Law Clinic
Application Process
Elective Intensive
LAWS4248
Class #1403
Selected Topics in Australian-United States Comparative Law (Alabama)
Application Process
6 Jan - 14 Feb Elective Intensive
LAWS4247
Class #1404
Survey of US Law
Application Process
Elective Intensive Wednesday 11 December 2019
LAWS8401
Class #1595
The Law of Weaponry and Targeting
17-20 Feb Elective
  • Bill Boothby
Intensive on Campus
LAWS8401
Class #1733
The Law of Weaponry and Targeting
22-25 Feb Elective
  • Bill Boothby
Intensive on Campus Monday 13 January 2020
Semester 1
Course code Course name Dates Type Convenor Mode of delivery Assessment type Assessment collection
LAWS6201
Class #4154
Administrative Law
Compulsory Online
LAWS6201
Class #2913
Administrative Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS4264
Class #4371
Advanced International Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6105
Class #4152
Australian Public Law
Compulsory Online
LAWS6105
Class #2911
Australian Public Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LEGM8001
Class #4572
Blockchain & Legal Innovation I
Sem 1 Elective Online
LAWS4274
Class #4167
Climate Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4309
Class #4679
Colonialism & the rule of law
Elective Semester on Campus Wednesday 11 December 2019
LEGM8131
Class #4419
Commercial Drafting
Sem 1 Elective
  • Pam Foo
Online
LAWS6268
Class #4177
Community Law Clinic
Application Process
Elective
  • Radhika Chaudhri
Semester on Campus
LAWS8459
Class #4487
Consumer Protection and Product Liability Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4213
Class #4159
Contemporary Issues in Constitutional Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6104
Class #4151
Contracts
Compulsory Online
LAWS6104
Class #4150
Contracts
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6203
Class #4155
Corporations Law
Compulsory Online
LAWS6203
Class #2914
Corporations Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6106
Class #4153
Criminal Law and Procedure
Compulsory Online
LAWS6106
Class #2912
Criminal Law and Procedure
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6281
Class #4180
Environmental Law Clinic
Application Process
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LEGM8005
Class #4585
Family, Humanitarian and Other non-skilled visas
Sem 1 Elective Online
LEGM8143
Class #4420
Federal Litigation
Sem 1 Elective
  • John Masters
Online
LAWS6101
Class #2909
Foundations of Australian Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS8301
Class #2406
Graduate Research Unit
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus
LEGM8308
Class #4707
Graduate Research Unit (Legal Practice)
Application Process
Elective Online
LAWS4245
Class #4161
Information Technology Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS8445
Class #4526
Information Technology Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6302
Class #4178
International Law Clinic
Application Process
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6313
Class #4681
Kimberly Aboriginal Justice Clinic
Application Process
Elective Wednesday 11 December 2019
LAWS4229
Class #4571
Law and Society in South East Asia
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6700
Class #4372
Law Capstone Project
Compulsory Blended
LAWS6230
Class #4124
Law Internship
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6244
Class #4157
Litigation and Dispute Management
Compulsory Online
LAWS6244
Class #2916
Litigation and Dispute Management
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LEGM8003
Class #4573
Principles of Australian Migration Law and Practice
Sem 1 Elective Online
LEGM8150
Class #4488
Principles of Evidence Under the Uniform Act
Sem 1 Elective
  • John Masters
Online
LAWS6304
Class #4181
Prison Legal Literacy Clinic
Application Process
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6204
Class #4156
Property
Compulsory Online
LAWS6204
Class #2915
Property
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS8471
Class #4596
Refugee Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS8454
Class #4445
Restitution
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS8436
Class #4417
Succession
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6103
Class #4149
Torts
Compulsory Online
LAWS6103
Class #2910
Torts
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6267
Class #4176
Youth Law Clinic
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus
Autumn
Course code Course name Dates Type Convenor Mode of delivery Assessment type Assessment collection
LAWS8183
Class #5588
Advanced Principles of International Law
20-21, 27-28 Apri Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8016
Class #TBC
Comparative Constitutional Law
28 Apr - 1 May Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8220
Class #5578
Government Contracts
23-26 Mar Elective
  • Nick Seddon
Intensive on Campus Friday 22 November 2019
LAWS8567
Class #5562
International Dispute Resolution
4-7 May Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8136
Class #5603
International Intellectual Property Law
23-26 Mar Elective Intensive on Campus Wednesday 11 December 2019
LAWS8336
Class #5561
International Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration
20-23 Apr Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8229
Class #5556
International Law of World Trade
16-19 Jun Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8006
Class #5583
Law and Development in the Contemporary South Pacific
15-16 & 18-19 May Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8315
Class #5599
Maritime Security Law
6-9 Apr Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8182
Class #5560
Principles of International Law
14-17 Apr Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8072
Class #5555
Statutory Interpretation
3-4 Apr Elective Intensive on Campus
Winter
Course code Course name Dates Type Convenor Mode of delivery Assessment type Assessment collection
LAWS8403
Class #6701
#MeToo
3 - 7 Aug Elective
  • Sarah Steele
Intensive on Campus Thursday 12 December 2019
LAWS8218
Class #6650
Advanced Contracts
21-23 Aug Elective Intensive on Campus
LEGM8327
Class #6638
Advocacy
Online: 8 Jun - 28 Aug |Inten: 10 Aug - 13 Aug Elective Blended
LAWS8405
Class #TBC
Artificial Intelligence, Law & Society
Elective
  • Christopher Markou
Intensive on Campus Thursday 12 December 2019
LAWS8328
Class #6636
Australian Legal Responses to National Security and Counter Terrorism
22-25 June Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8280
Class #6660
Biodiversity Law and Policy
31 Aug - 3 Sep Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8254
Class #TBC
Business, Human Rights and Corporate Responsibility
10 Aug - 16 Oct Elective Online Friday 20 December 2019
LAWS4210
Class #6733
Commercial Law
10 - 13 July Elective
  • Samantha Traves
Intensive on Campus Tuesday 10 December 2019
LAWS8271
Class #6672
Contemporary Issues in Administrative Law
3-4 Sept & 8-9 Oct Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8146
Class #6694
Environmental Landuse Planning Law
1st 6 weeks of Sem 2 Elective Intensive
LAWS4215
Class #6499
Environmental Law
30 Jun - 3 Jul & 6 - 7 Jul Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8582
Class #6689
Global Health
10 - 14 Aug Elective
  • Sarah Steele
Intensive on Campus Thursday 12 December 2019
LAWS8237
Class #6690
Health Law and Bioethics
17-20 August 2020 Elective
  • Sarah Steele
Intensive on Campus Thursday 14 November 2019
LAWS8234
Class #6667
International Human Rights Law
22- 26 Jun Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS6230
Class #6486
Law Internship
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS8253
Class #6635
Law of the Sea
3-6 Aug Elective Intensive on Campus
LEGM8326
Class #6639
Law, Lawyers, Justice - Regional, Rural, Remote
6 Jul - 27 Sep Elective Online
LAWS8402
Class #6730
Media Law
14-15 Sep & 23-24 Sep Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8316
Class #6646
Nuclear Security Law
24-25 Jul & 31 Jul-1 Aug Elective
  • Dan Joyner
Intensive on Campus
LAWS4257
Class #6502
Selected Topics in Australian-United States Comparative Law (ANU)
20-23, 27-30 July, 3-4 August Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8037
Class #TBC
Sustainable Energy Law
31 Aug - 1 Sep & 7 - 8 Sep Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8239
Class #6678
The European Union
20-24 July Elective Intensive on Campus
Semester 2
Course code Course name Dates Type Convenor Mode of delivery Assessment type Assessment collection
LAWS4285
Class #9167
Australian National Security Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6105
Class #9145
Australian Public Law
Compulsory Online
LAWS6105
Class #7882
Australian Public Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LEGM8002
Class #9534
Blockchain & Legal Innovation II
Sem 2 Elective Online
LEGM8131
Class #9403
Commercial Drafting
Sem 2 Elective
  • Pam Foo
  • Dalvin Chien
Online
LAWS6202
Class #9146
Commonwealth Constitutional Law
Compulsory Online
LAWS6202
Class #7695
Commonwealth Constitutional Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6268
Class #9154
Community Law Clinic
Application Process
Elective
  • Radhika Chaudhri
Semester on Campus
LEGM8006
Class #9536
Compliance, visa cancellation and review in Australian Migration Law
Elective Online
LAWS6104
Class #7881
Contracts
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6281
Class #9152
Environmental Law Clinic
Application Process
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6205
Class #9147
Equity and Trusts
Compulsory Online
LAWS6205
Class #7696
Equity and Trusts
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6207
Class #9148
Evidence
Compulsory Online
LAWS6207
Class #7883
Evidence
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS8437
Class #9538
Financial Markets and Takeovers
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6101
Class #7879
Foundations of Australian Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LEGM8581
Class #9406
Foundations of Family Law and Practice
Sem 2 Elective Online
LAWS8301
Class #7375
Graduate Research Unit
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus
LEGM8155
Class #9404
Human Rights Litigation
Sem 2 Elective
  • Dr Stephen Tully
Online
LAWS4221
Class #9157
Income Tax
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4238
Class #9163
Indigenous Australians and the Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4283
Class #9168
Information Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS8585
Class #9471
International Aviation Law
Elective Online
LAWS4223
Class #9159
International Dispute Resolution
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6250
Class #9150
International Law
Compulsory Online
LAWS6250
Class #7675
International Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6302
Class #9180
International Law Clinic
Application Process
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6313
Class #9641
Kimberley Aboriginal Justice Clinic
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus Thursday 12 December 2019
LAWS4228
Class #9161
Labour Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4231
Class #9166
Law and Art: Representation and Critique
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4260
Class #9165
Law and Psychology
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4256
Class #9355
Law and Sexualities
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6700
Class #9156
Law Capstone Project
Compulsory Blended
LAWS6230
Class #9121
Law Internship
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6102
Class #9144
Lawyers, Justice and Ethics
Compulsory Online
LAWS6102
Class #7880
Lawyers, Justice and Ethics
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6307
Class #9422
Legal Education for True Justice: Indigenous Perspectives and Deep Listening on Country
Application Process
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6249
Class #9149
Legal Theory
Compulsory Online
LAWS6249
Class #7884
Legal Theory
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6304
Class #9151
Prison Legal Literacy Clinic
Application Process
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LEGM8004
Class #9552
Skilled, employer sponsored and business visas
Sem 2 Elective Online
LAWS4001
Class #TBC
Unravelling Complexity (VC Course)
Application Process
Elective
  • Chris Browne
Semester on Campus
LAWS6267
Class #9155
Youth Law Clinic
Application Process
Compulsory Semester on Campus
Spring
Course code Course name Dates Type Convenor Mode of delivery Assessment type Assessment collection
LAWS8241
Class #9540
Executive Power
21-24 Sep Elective
  • Steven Gardiner
Intensive on Campus
LAWS8243
Class #9529
Freedom of Information
6-9 Oct Compulsory Intensive on Campus
LAWS8329
Class #9542
Gender, Law & Development
14-15, 17-18 Sep Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS4266
Class #9525
Internat Arbitration & Negot Comp
TBC Elective Intensive
LAWS8297
Class #TBC
International Law and Australian Government
2-3 Oct & 6-7 Nov Elective
  • Stephen Bouhuis
Intensive on Campus Friday 20 December 2019
LAWS4225
Class #9533
International Law of Human Rights
21 Sep - 30 Oct Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8252
Class #9569
International Refugee Law
28-29 Sep & 5-6 Oct Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8314
Class #9536
Post-conflict situations and International law
23-26 Nov Elective Intensive on Campus
LEGM8317
Class #9526
Technology Transfer and Commercialisation
14 September – 27 November Elective
  • Courtney Macintosh
Online
LAWS8142
Class #9535
Tort Liability and Public Authorities
12-13 & 19-20 Sep Elective Intensive on Campus

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