Learning Resources

Visiting guidelines

We have developed these guidelines to help teachers and students prepare for their court visit.

Facilities

The Library has a variety of training and meeting rooms available to book.

Mock Trials

The Mock Trial Scripts can be used with students to role play courtroom scenarios. Sometimes we are able to offer these trials as an activity when schools are visiting the court

Jack and the Beanstalk Mock Trial

Jack and the Beanstalk

Kenniff Brothers Mock Trial

Kenniff Mock Trial

 

Quizzes

The Library has prepared these quizzes, based on real cases, to help students understand the trial process. They explore either well-established legal principles or developing principles in law.

Snail Quiz

The Case of the Snail in the Bottle

Donoghue v Stevenson [1932] AC 562

If there is one case that every law student has read, it would surely be the case of Donoghue v Stevenson. This case set the very foundation of the tort of negligence and contains Lord Atkin’s famous ‘neighbour principle’ which forms the basis of the common law duty of care.

Chicken Quiz

Chickens Quiz About Smelly Chickens

Murphey v Beaudesert Shire Council [2002] QDC 292

In this case, the appellants were issued an EPO that restricted their farming activities due to distasteful smells. When the appellants asked the Council to review the EPO, the Council refused to lift the order because of how the neighbours were being affected.

Property Rights Quiz

Property Rights and the Body Quiz

Kate Jane Bazley v Wesley Monash IVF Pty Ltd [2010] QSC 118

Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) provides those who otherwise could not have children the opportunity to do so. There are complex legal and ethical issues associated with IVF.