John Bray

John Bray’s legal and literary ability was so extraordinary that he is still regularly cited in the High Court. He was South Australia’s Chief Justice from 1967 to 1978 and the University of Adelaide’s Chancellor from 1968 to 1983. John Emerson’s biography traces this enigmatic but extraordinary man’s life, including how he made enemies who [...]

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It’s been a big year the Adelaide Law School. Despite being in ‘caretaker mode’ in the absence of our Dean, Professor John Williams on sabbatical (with two Acting Deans, Melissa de Zwart (Semester 1) and David Brown (Semester 2) ), we have not let the grass grow. Below are some of the notable aspects of [...]

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Dale Stephens

In late Oct/early Nov 2014, Associate Professors Dale Stephens and Melissa de Zwart travelled to Montreal, Canada to teach a strategic space law workshop. The University of Adelaide Law School, in partnership with the McGill University Institute of Air and Space Law, hosted the workshop. It attracted maximum attendance with students from numerous countries and [...]

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Learn more about studying Law at Adelaide from two of our current students…

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The NSW Parliament’s Committee on Children and Young People has completed an inquiry into volunteering and unpaid work placements among children and young people in that state. In dealing with unpaid work experience, its report makes extensive reference to research and submissions by Adelaide Law School Professors Rosemary Owens and Andrew Stewart. Among other things, [...]

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    When I hear from people like Cathryn, I realise how fortunate I have been in life. I had my struggles, like everybody else, but I had parents who supported me and always encouraged me to do my best. Cathryn was born to parents who were both struggling with drug addictions and living in [...]

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Dale Stephens

What degree and qualifications do you have and what were your years of graduation? LL.B (Hons) (Adelaide) 1988; GDLP (SAIT) 1999; LL.M (Melbourne) 2003; LL.M (Harvard) 2004; SJD (Harvard) 2014. What have you been doing since graduation? I joined the Royal Australian Navy as a Legal Officer and specialised in operational and international law.  I [...]

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Peter Humphries

When did you begin studying law? I started law in 1967 when there was only one Law School in Adelaide.  I was happy to be accepted into the Law School at Adelaide University as 1967 was the first year of quotas and the number of first year law students was limited to 100. What was [...]

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Tamsin Paige is a PhD Candidate and Teaching Fellow with Adelaide Law School. Her PhD is a qualitative historical examination of the approaches by the permanent five members of the UN Security Council to the concept of ‘threat to the peace’ under Art 39 of the UN Charter. It is hoped that this research will [...]

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The Adelaide Law School, with the support of principal sponsor Lipman Karas, are pleased to invite you to enter the 2015 Images of Justice Photographic Competition. This year, the competition will be held as part of the Adelaide Fringe and entrants will be judged on their creative interpretation of ‘justice’. The competition challenges entrants to [...]

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