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76095 Strategic Litigation Clinic

6cp
Requisite(s): 70104 Civil Practice
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 78290 Strategic Litigation Practice

Description

Strategic litigation uses law to pursue social change. It goes beyond using the law to advocate for individual rights and remedies. Rather, litigation is initiated to achieve a social change. This subject gives students skills to work in strategic litigation generally, as well as particularly as it applies to advancing Indigenous justice. Students have opportunities to gain knowledge and real-world practical experience in strategic litigation for Indigenous clients and nations. Through working on real-life strategic litigation cases and developing strategic litigation plans, including in practice groups, students gain practice-based, cross-cultural skills in legal advocacy for Indigenous communities.

The subject also furthers objective 3.4 UTS Indigenous Education Strategy: to develop Indigenous competency among UTS students.


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Access conditions

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