Legal Studies focuses on exploring the nature and role of the law in promoting a just and fair society.
Using contemporary examples, critical thinking skills are developed through examination of the legal system, court processes and notions of justice using domestic and global case studies.
A wide range of issues are studied during Year 11 and Year 12 including:
- criminal and civil law systems
- juvenile justice
- international law and operation of the United Nations and international courts
Year 11 Course
Students develop fundamental knowledge about the operation of the law in society, with a particular focus on the operation of our court system, individual rights and responsibilities.
Students also undertake a detailed study of the operation and effectiveness of international law and global issues.
Year 12 Course
The Year 12 course exposes students to a wide range and depth of knowledge across various aspects of the law. Topics studied:
- Human Rights
- Global Environmental Law
- Consumer Law
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