School of Law

SOLM182 Law in Asia (Sem 1)

Module Description

This course introduces key problems in the study of Asian laws and legal systems. It covers a variety of topics of importance to the study of Asian legal systems and to comparative law and legal theory more widely. It introduces the relevance of Orientalism, colonialism, legal pluralism, comparing across cultural frames, legal transplantation, and the role of the state. The case studies in terms of jurisdiction vary across Asia and across historical periods.

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Legal Theory

Mode of Assessment

3,000-4,000 word essay

Credits

15 Credits