A Statutory interpretation EXperience : putting the SEX into statutory interpretation

Butler, Des, Duffy, James, & Dickson, Elizabeth (2014) A Statutory interpretation EXperience : putting the SEX into statutory interpretation. In Australasian Law Teachers Association Annual Conference 2014, 10 - 12 July 2014, Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia.


With the growing proliferation of statute laws, the skill of statutory interpretation is an increasingly important aspect of legal practice. Despite the importance, statutory interpretation can be a challenging area of law to teach to undergraduate law students, who may find the topic dry and disengaging when taught through traditional methods. Such disengagement may adversely affect knowledge retention, particularly if the material is taught in the first or second year of study and not explicitly reinforced in subsequent years. Concern over the present standard of statutory interpretation skills being exhibited by practitioners, has prompted the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland to contact law schools, enquiring how and to what extent statutory interpretation is being taught...

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ID Code: 75557
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: statutory interpretation, blended learning, second life, sex, HERN
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Please consult the authors
Deposited On: 27 Aug 2014 01:05
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2014 04:58

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