THЕ ЕХРЕRIЕNСЕ ОF VISIT МЕLBОURNЕ СОURT.
- Visit the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court in Melbourne (for Melbourne students) or the Local Court in Sydney (for Sydney students).
- Attend one hearing in the civil list involving a business.
iii. Submit a report including a discussion on the following matters:
*Your experience at Court (eg. How did the Court make you feel? What improvements would you make to Court?)
*The layout of the hearing room (eg. What physical features were in the room?)
*The personnel in the hearing (eg. What titles and roles were given to those in the hearing?)
*The types of cases heard by the civil list?
*How one commences and defends an action in the Court?
*The facts of the case you heard (eg. About what was the case?)
*The law governing the case (eg. Provide a discussion of the relevant Act(s)). You will need to research this point)
*How was the law applied in this case? (eg. Provide a discussion of the arguments raised by the parties.)
*The outcome of the case (eg. What was decided? Who won? Why?)
* Your view on the outcome (eg. Did you believe it was a fair decision? How would you have decided the matter and why?)