Achieved a 90 in Legal Theory (LAWS50031). I have an H1 average WAM and was STS tutor for multiple subjects. Week One: Thinking about Law Wesley Pue, ‘Educating the Total Jurist?’ Christine Black, ‘The Land is the Source of the Law’ Week Two: Law and Force Denise Meyerson, ‘Essential Jurisprudence’ Hart, the Concept of Law What is Law? Legal Positivism Week Three: Rival Accounts of Law, Morality and Legality Hart, ‘Positivism and the Separation of Law and Morals’ Fuller, ‘Reply to Prof. Hart’ Lloyd’s Introduction of Jurisprudence Al-Kateb Week Four: Judges and Interpretation Dworkin: Law’s Empire Mabo Week Five: Law and Force Cover, Violence and the Word Llewellyn, ‘Theory of Rules…’ Genovese, Histories of Australian Legalism Week Six: Legal Persons Ngaire Naffine, ‘Who are Law’s Persons…’ Margaret Davies, ‘Person, Property, and Community’ Naffine, Our Legal Lives… Meyerson, Chaps 6 & 8 Week Seven: Public and Private Domains: Rights and Duties John Stuart Mill, ‘On the Limits of the Authority of Society over the Individual’ Patricia Williams, ‘The Pain of Word Bondage’ Robin L. West, ‘Tragic Rights: The Rights Critique in the Age of Obama’ Irene Watson, ‘There is No Possibility of Rights without Law…’ Week Eight: Revision and Analogy Sophocles, Antigone Janssens, ‘The Drama of Question and Answer’ Week Nine: the Promise of Human Rights Waldron, ‘Is Dignity the Foundation of Human Rights’ Kapur, ‘Human Rights in the 21st Century’ Douzinas, ‘Human Rights for Martians’ Week Ten: Justice and Injustice Gardner, ‘The Virtue of Justice’ Gaita, ‘Justice beyond Fairness…’ Shklar, ‘Giving Injustice Its Due’ Week Eleven: Plural Jurisprudences Davies, ‘The Ethos of Pluralism’ McMillan, ‘Koowarta and the rival Indigenous international…’ Riles, ‘From Comparison to Collaboration…’ Pahuja, ‘Letters from Bandung…’ Week Twelve: The Good Lawyer and Revision Davies, ‘Subjects and perspective’


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