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Here is a list of all the topics covered in the semester. The notes cover all weeks and as it was an open book exam these were the notes I brought in.

STATUTORY INTERPRETATION 2
STATUTORY REASONING 3
Legal Indeterminacy 3
General Methodology of Statutory Interpretation 4
Legislation 4
Interpretive Tools 4
Canons of Construction 5
MACCORMICK’S APPROACH TO LEGAL REASONING 6
COMMON LAW - LEGAL REASONING 7
Precedent 8
THEORIES OF STATUTORY INTERPRETATION 9
Textualist Theories 9
Intentionist Theories 10
Dynamic or Legal Process Theories 10
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMMON LAW AND ITS RELEVANCE TO THE AUSTRALIAN LEGAL SYSTEM 10
Reception of English Law in Australia 10
Indigenous Legal Tradition 11
Reception of the common law 11
Native Title 12
Legal Pluralism 13
DISTINCTION BETWEEN THE CONCEPTS OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT AND REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT 14
Responsible Government 14
Representative Government 15
MEANING OF AND CRITICALLY EVALUATE JUDICIAL POWER AND NON-JUDICIAL POWER 15
Judicial Power 15
Non-Judicial Power 16
CASES 16
ORIGINS OF THE COMMON LAW 17
The Limitations of Local Justice 17
Emergence of the Common Law 17
Writs 17
Emergence of Equity 17
Concept of Precedent 17
The Development of the Common Law 17


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Semester 1, 2019


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UQ, St Lucia

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