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On completing this module students will be expected to:
Demonstrate an understanding of the place of equitable remedies in modern law with an ability to critique the law and assess its effectiveness at achieving fair and efficient outcomes;
Discuss the legal requirements for the equitable remedies covered;
Elaborate on the scope of the respective equitable remedies taking account of the limits of judicial discretion and the incursion of statutory and common law;
In the context of a problem question, display an ability to identify the legal issues involved, reflect on the various equitable possibilities and engage in reasoned analysis to provide a measured answer to the problem posed; and compare and contrast the approach of the Irish courts to those of their English counterparts.
Specific areas to be covered include the emergence of equity pre- and post- Judicature, the doctrine of estoppel, injunctions, specific performance, rescission, rectification, constructive fraud in the context of undue influence, and tracing.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Examination: Written Examination (2 hours) in-person at the end of semester||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Seminar: Seminar Participation||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
In relation to formative learning activities carried out during the semester, students receive feedback through peer review activities in their assigned groups and through seeing the feedback given to other students on their group exercises. In relation to the end of semester examination, students may seek individual feedback by arranging an appointment with the module coordinator post examination results release, having previously reviewed their examination scripts.