Taught LLM papers
2019 Taught Papers
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2019 Semester A Papers
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|A Semester Papers|
|LEGAL509 - Legal Research: Theory and Methods|
This compulsory paper will introduce students to the various elements and aspects of legal research and help them develop the knowledge and skills necessary to undertake scholarly research and writing. This paper will guide students through the different steps of the research and writing process from choosing a research topic and developing research questions to organising their research findings. Such knowledge and skills about legal research are essential for students who intend to write a research paper, dissertation or thesis as part of their studies.
This paper is taught by: Micheal Dizon
LEGAL508 - Special Topic: Equality and LawThis paper examines the key principles and concepts, legal issues, and applicable laws concerning a specialised legal topic or research area. This special topic is the subject of in-depth study because it has a significant legal and social impact and it will provide advanced knowledge and skills to law students.
This paper is taught by: Claire Breen/Keaka Hemi/Margaret Wilson
|LEGAL526 - Legal Aspects for Cyber Security|
This paper will be one of the core papers in the new Master of Cyber Security degree. It is also open for Law Masters and honours students. It explores the legal aspects of cyber security and cyber crime, by analysing selected legislation and case law relevant to the area of cyber security. The paper covers the ethical and legal boundaries of rights and liability of security professionals.
This paper is taught by: Michael Dizon/Wayne Rumbles
|LEGAL527 - Advanced Issues in Charity Law |
This paper enables students to explore advanced issues in charity law, which is a growing area of law nationally and internationally. New Zealand reflects a number of unique approaches to problems arising in the context of charity law, whilst still reflecting its charitable roots, thus retaining strong links with international jurisprudence.
This paper is taught by: Juliet Chevalier-Watts
2019 Semester B Papers
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|B Semester Papers|
LEGAL525 - Contemporary and International Indigenous IssuesThe purpose of this paper is to focus on the issues that are raised at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, each year, to provide a special insight into the workings of the United Nations on contemporary and topical indig By weenous issues. An examination of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples will be pivotal.
This paper is taught by: Keaka Hemi/Valmaine Toki
LEGAL528 - International TradeInternational investment law is one of the most controversial areas of international law today. The topic is relevant to New Zealand given the inclusion of a Chapter on Investment Protection and investor/State arbitration in several free trade agreements. This course will assess the standards of protection of foreign investment, the positive and negative features of investor/State arbitration, and some of the most contentious aspects of this field of law: its interactions with the protection of human rights, health and the environment.
This paper is taught by: Alberto Alvarez-Jimenez
|LEGAL557 - National and International Human Rights Law|
This paper examines the international framework for the promotion and protection of human rights, including civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights and how the standards set can be implemented at the national and international level.
This paper is taught by: Claire Breen
Papers are offered subject to demand & staff availability.