For the first time, third and final year students taking environmental law are embarking on an eight day biodiversity planning tour for credit, which now includes an indigenous cultural awareness program. “This study tour gives students a chance to gain direct knowledge and greater understanding about some of the issues that may arise in their […]

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The Adelaide Research Unit on Military Law and Ethics (RUMLAE) was very pleased to have recently co-hosted a workshop on issues relating to ‘Naval Power in the Indian Ocean’.  RUMLAE worked with co-sponsor, the China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) based out of the U.S. Naval War College located in Newport, Rhode Island, USA (Director – […]

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Congratulations to Dr John Keeler on being made a Member of Australia (AM) in the General Division. Dr Keeler received this award for his significant service to tertiary legal education in South Australia as a senior academic and author, and as a mentor of law students. Adelaide Law School congratulates him on winning this award.

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The Law School has taken careers advice online through its new Career Website. The site was developed by lecturers Kellie Toole and Anna Olijnyk through the university’s Careers Office, and made possible by a Faculty of the Professions Learning and Development Grant. The site shows videos from recent graduates who are working in the law […]

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250 Years of Blackstone’s Commentaries Date/Time: 8.30am-5.00pm Monday to Friday from 10 December 2015 to 19 February 2016 Location: Sir John Salmond Law Library, Ligertwood Building, the University of Adelaide North Terrace campus. Cost: Free – open to all Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England is the focus of a free public […]

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While student life and poverty tend to be synonymous, scholarships can enhance one’s sense of independence and dignity. As a recipient of the Bob Piper Law Scholarship, Jonathon Wenham said the $5,000pa would not only help him meet the costs of his education, but allow him to say “yes” (without feeling guilty) when his friends […]

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The Adelaide Law School has taken a step forward in raising awareness among students in all year levels about the importance of mental, physical and nutritional health, and counselling, disability and equity services available to them within and outside the University of Adelaide. The Health and Wellbeing Program, Lex Salus (Latin for ‘law and wellbeing’), […]

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The Adelaide Law School is delighted to congratulate John on his appointment as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Operations). John has served as our Dean since 2011, including being available for advice and guidance during his SSP in 2014.  Throughout his time as Dean he has worked tirelessly to lead and manage our School.  He has done […]

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On 10-11 November 2015, Professor John Williams (a Member of the Board of Advisors of RUMLAE), Associate Prof Dale Stephens (Director RUMLAE) and Ms Kellie Toole (Management Board RUMLAE) attended an ANZAC Legal History Symposium titled ‘Law, War and Memory: The Nation, the Profession and Defence’ at the University of New England in Armidale NSW. […]

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Associate Professor David Brown has authored a small business guide for the Government on recent complex legislation upon which he is an international expert, the Personal Property Securities Act 2009(Cth). This law established a national online register for security interests in personal property, replacing numerous State and Commonwealth registers and other aspects of the general […]

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The South Australian Law Reform Institute (‘the Institute’), housed in the Adelaide Law School and under the direction of Professor John Williams and Dr David Plater, has recently delivered a comprehensive Audit Report to the South Australian Government identifying those South Australian laws that discriminate on the grounds of, sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex […]

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