Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3167: Access to Justice Clinic
This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.
In this module, you will develop valuable skills, such as communication, research, client interviewing, drafting legal advice and client record keeping. Through this, you will gain a broader understanding of what access to justice really means. By experiencing the legal system through the eyes of your clients, you will recognise the barriers to justice. In identifying these barriers, you will discuss and develop pathways for individuals to access justice. You will also learn how to explain complex legal information to laypersons in an accessible way.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Demonstrate detailed knowledge of the means through which access to justice can be facilitated, and detailed knowledge of a substantial range of major relevant concepts and issues;|
2. Demonstrate critical awareness of the social and contextual implications of access to justice;
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. Demonstrate detailed knowledge of legal concepts and their contextual, social and political implications;|
4. Demonstrate flexible capacity to define complex legal problems, identify their relative significance and select appropriate methods for investigating and critically evaluating them.
|Personal and Key Skills||5. Interact effectively and proactively within a team/learning group, share information and ideas, and manage conflict;|
6. Manage relevant learning resources/information/learning strategies and develop your own arguments and opinions with minimal guidance;
7. Plan and undertake tasks, individually and with others, with minimal guidance; and reflect critically on the learning process and make effective use of feedback.