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Assumed knowledge or Required/recommended background
Successful completion of Stage 1 Legal Studies.
SACE Credits/Course Length
20 credits (Full Year)
Stage 2 Legal Studies provides insight into law making and the processes of dispute resolution, and the administration of justice. Students investigate legal perspectives on contemporary issues in society. They reflect on, and make informed judgments about, strengths and weaknesses of the Australian legal system. Students consider how, and to what degree, these weaknesses may be remedied.
The topics studied in Stage 2 Legal Studies are The Australian Legal System, Constitutional Government, Law-Making, and Justice Systems.
Folio Tasks (50% weighting): Six tasks
Inquiry (20% weighting): One task
External Examination (30% weighting): Examination set by the SACE Board.