Somerville Secondary College

Legal Studies

Legal Studies provides students with an analytical evaluation of the processes of law making and the methods of dispute resolution. Students are able to develop an understanding of the impact our legal system has upon the lives of citizens and the implications of legal decisions on Australian Society. This study will also assist in the development of the student’s knowledge of their basic rights and responsibilities. The course provides an insight into the legal heritage which has shaped, and continues to shape, the development of Australian society. The subject cost includes an excursion.