RUMLAE Directors Associate Professor Dale Stephens and Professor Melissa de Zwart led an Adelaide Law School Mooting team comprising Yvonne Whittaker-Rush and Greg Reynolds to Bangalore, India recently to participate in the 2016 Asia-Pacific Manfred Lachs International Space Law Moot.  The competition drew teams from India, Singapore, Nepal, Indonesia, China and (for the first time) […]

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Preparing Yourself for Practice: Putting Your Best Foot Forward Each year the Law Society and University of Adelaide Law School host a morning tea event for the final year law students with the theme of “Preparing Yourself for Practice: Putting Your Best Foot Forward”. This year’s event is to be held 10.15 am to midday […]

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On Tuesday 10 May the Student Representative Council and Pride Club of the University of Adelaide organised a memorial in honour of Dr George Duncan. Dr Duncan, a law lecturer at the University of Adelaide, was killed in 1972 after a homophobic attack by parties who remain unidentified. Dr Duncan’s death is a vital part […]

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PhD Candidate, Stacey Henderson, has been awarded the Hugh Martin Weir Prize for a paper entitled ‘Children who are DPH: Does the law adequately take the status of child into account…and should it?’.  This paper explores the contemporary challenge of children who are direct participants in hostilities (DPH).  It considers the legal questions of when […]

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The Adelaide Law School invites you to attend a free public lecture presented by Prof. Friedemann Kainer titled ‘Europe’s response to the refugee crisis: legal foundations and political limitations to a fair solution’. Date: Thursday 9 June 2016 Time: 2:00-3:00pm Venue: Level 5, Ligertwood Building.The University of Adelaide North Terrace campus Bookings: Please register your […]

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Last day: Alissa Bishop-Thorpe, Rhiannon Grosse and Lucy Roberts We began the day with a seminar led by expert in Scottish politics, Alan Convery. During the session, Alan gave us interesting insight into the issues that are affecting the current political climate in Scotland. The two  major topics discussed were the rise of the Scottish […]

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The Adelaide Law School in conjunction with primary sponsors Lipman Karas are pleased to invite you to enter the 2016 Images of Justice Photographic Competition.  This year the competition challenges entrants to explore the concept of justice through “a portrait”. The competition brings together students, professional photographers and members of the general public, in the […]

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Stunning English Countryside

The morning started off bright and early, leaving the peacefulness of Cambridge behind to venture out to Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital. Although most were not looking forward to the eight-hour bus ride ahead, it was difficult to resist the scenic views of England’s countryside. To keep ourselves entertained, we took part in voting in our very […]

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Please join the Adelaide Law School for morning tea on Monday, 2 May 2016 to re-launch the Irene Watson Lounge. The guest of honour will be Professor Irene Watson  who will be unveiling a photo to honour this occasion. The Adelaide Law School is proud to announce that 6 of their Aboriginal students will be […]

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Over the summer break I completed a Human Rights Internship in Timor-Leste at the NGO, Asisténsia Legal ba Feto no Labarik (ALFeLa), an organisation that provides legal aid to women and children throughout Timor-Leste. It has been one of the most rewarding subjects I have undertaken while at University. The Human Rights Internship was a […]

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