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A transnational law subject in the Australian law curriculum
Bond Law Review (2014)
  • Vai Io Lo, Bond University
Abstract

To internationalise the Australian law curriculum, law schools may adopt a particular approach or a combination of approaches. Regardless of what approaches law schools have adopted or will adopt, this article argues that a foundation subject introducing the basic elements of international and comparative law and enhancing students’ capability to function in an increasingly globalised legal market should be offered as a compulsory unit. Toward this end, this article first explains why it is judicious to offer a transnational law subject and then explores how such a subject can be effectively delivered in terms of substantive topics, graduate attributes, learning activities and assessment.

Keywords
  • globalised legal market,
  • foundation subject,
  • international,
  • comparative dimensions
Disciplines
Publication Date
January 1, 2014
Publisher Statement
Citation only Lo, V.I. (2014). A transnational law subject in the Australian law curriculum. Bond Law Review, 26(2), 53-70. Copyright © Vai Io Lo, 2014
Citation Information
Vai Io Lo. "A transnational law subject in the Australian law curriculum" Bond Law Review Vol. 26 Iss. 2 (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/vai_lo/27/