Overview - Legal Studies Units 3&4

Legal Studies Units 3&4 Tutoring at TuteSmart

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Examining institutions and frameworks which make up the Australian legal system, VCE Legal Studies is a content-heavy with plenty to comprehend. You will cover the rule of law, law-makers, key legal institutions, rights protection in Australia, and the justice system.

Studying Legal Studies Units 3&4, at TuteSmart

The TuteSmart Legal Studies program has been designed to bring the course together, linking what can seemingly be unrelated topics into a cohesive whole. With experienced tutors armed with real-world examples to help you remember and apply content, studying Legal Studies at TuteSmart is not only beneficial, but enjoyable.

Should we have bail? Should we have more express rights in our Constitution? Through both the Legal Studies curriculum and other elements of TuteSmart, our tutors encourage students to form their own opinions, and evaluate and discuss them critically.

With question-answering skills a critical part of the Legal Studies course, guidance from somebody who’s been there before can be vital. All TuteSmart Legal Studies students receive access to weekly classes, one-on-one help as needed, online resources, assessments, and a whole lot more. See here for full details.

VCE Legal Studies Units 3&4 Curriculum

Introduction, course overview, studying Legal Studies
Key Concepts in the Criminal Justice System
Institutions Used to Assist an Accused & Committal Proceedings
Plea Negotiations, Criminal Court Hierarchy & Key personnel
Sanction & Factors Considered in Sentencing
Reforms
Revision
Practice SAC
SAC Review
Key Concepts of the Civil Justice System
Initiating a Civil Claim/CAV and VCAT
Civil Pre-Trial Procedures
Civil Court Hierarchy & Key Personnel
Case Management & Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods
Remedies: Damages & Injunctions
Reforms
Revision
Practice SAC
SAC Review + Revision
Mock Unit 3 Exam
Mock Exam Review + Revision
The Roles of the Crown and Parliament & Division of Powers
Significance of S.109 & the Constitution Acting as a Check on Parliament
Significance of High Court Cases + Referendum & External Affairs Power
Revision
Practice SAC
Factors That Affect the Ability of Parliament to Make Law
Roles of Victorian Courts + the High Court and Statutory Interpretation
Factors That Affect the Ability of Courts to Make Law
Features of the Relationship Between Courts & Parliament
Reasons for Law Reform & the Means by Which Individuals Can Influence Law Reform
Role and Influence of the Victorian Law Reform Commission + Recent Example
The Role + Influence of One Royal Commission + Recent Example
The Ability of Parliament and the Courts to Respond to the Need for Law Reform
Revision
Practice SAC
Intensive Revision
Mock Exam 1
Mock Exam 1 Review + Revision
Mock Exam 2
Mock Exam 2 Review + Revision
Mock Exam 3 Review + Going Through VCAA Exams
General Questions + Last Minute Revision

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