LAW314 Lecture 1 - [OH 1] LAW314 2010-LECTURE 1 (22.02.10)...

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[OH 1] LAW314 2010—LECTURE 1 (22.02.10) Associate Professor Iain Stewart Institutions of Government: Introduction OVERVIEW OF THE UNIT Welcome to Unit Acknowledgement of country Teaching and teachers A/Prof Iain Stewart and Dr Margaret Kelly . Marking also by Sebastian Hartford-Davis . Main elements ARE THERE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE UNIT AS SUCH?
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[OH 2] BASIC CONCEPTS IN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW The topics for Part A of Tutorial 2 are a check-list. Some them definitely require discussion; others pretty definitely will be things that are already known. So today I will just run through those that may be particularly likely to cause difficulty—and which I hope will nicely coincide with those that are particularly likely to be interesting. There is one image I really would like to share with you now [ HAWKESBURY RIVER ].
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[OH 3] 1. ‘Law’ : ‘Norms’: ‘individual’ norms; rules / principles / definitions / standards. There are all kinds of norms in society—legal, religious, moral, economic, accounting, sporting, etiquette and so on; what makes a norm a legal norm? Natural law / positive law / customary law. International law / regional law (e.g. European Union) / national law / Indigenous law. The expression ‘the state’: in international law and politics, a ‘sovereign state’; in national law and politics, ‘the state’ as an apparatus of government and ‘a State’ as a secondary unit of a federation. Constitutions / statutes / regulations / common law. Private law (relations between individuals) / public law (relations between state organs and between state organs and individuals). How much sense does the private / public divide still make:
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LAW314 Lecture 1 - [OH 1] LAW314 2010-LECTURE 1 (22.02.10)...

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