The University of Adelaide’s South Australian Law Reform Institute has launched an audit of potential discrimination in the State’s laws on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or intersex status – and is now seeking submissions from the community. The audit, being conducted at the request of the South Australian Government, aims to […]

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Fourth year Law student, Thomas Wooden, has just completed a six month internship at the Hague. His role saw him working on the largest trial judgment in the history of international humanitarian law at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in the Appeals Division of the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP). You […]

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This week Professor Rosemary Owens and Dr Joanna Howe will lead an international workshop at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law in Oñati, Spain. The theme of the workshop is ‘Temporary Labour Migration in a Globalised World – The Regulatory Challenges’. Both Owens and Howe were the recipients of a prestigious grant from […]

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Mr Ben Noack and Ms Yvonne Whittaker-Rush with Assoc. Prof Dale Stephens On 1 June, the Grand Final of the Red Cross supported International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot competition was held. In a very crowded atmosphere, Ms Ashleigh Jones and Ms Georgina Wignall represented the Prosecution and Mr Ben Noack and Ms Yvonne Whittaker-Rush represented […]

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The Public Law & Policy Research Unit in conjunction with the Australian Association of Constitutional Law invites you to join us for a presentation from Dr Rebecca Ananian-Welsh, Lecturer, TC Beirne School of Law at The University of Queensland. In this presentation Dr Rebecca Ananian-Welsh draws lessons from Queensland’s experience in enacting ‘tougher’ bikie laws […]

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In recent weeks, the Executive Dean of the Professions, Professor Christopher Findley AM approved the establishment of the Adelaide Research Unit on Military Law and Ethics (RUMLAE).  RUMLAE is headed by Associate Professor Dale Stephens CSM and Co-Deputy Directors, Professor Melissa de Zwart and Dr Rebecca LaForgia.  Adelaide Law School Academic staff members include A/Prof […]

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This free 6 week online course will commence on May 21, covering topics including national security and surveillance in a global, networked environment. Addressing issues of technology, privacy, international and domestic law, it will be of interest to anyone with a legal or non-legal background wanting to learn more about the internet, hacking, whistleblowing, cyberwar, […]

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On 23 April, Stacey Henderson, PhD Candidate at Adelaide Law School, presented a paper at the Responsibility to Protect in Theory & Practice conference held at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. This biennial conference provides an opportunity for scholars and practitioners from around the world to engage in an interdisciplinary academic debate on the theoretical […]

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On Monday 4 May, the Adelaide Law School’s Dr Joanna Howe appeared on the ABC’s Four Corners program ‘Slaving Away’ which exposed the exploitation of migrant workers in the Australian fresh food industry. Dr Howe’s expert opinion was sought for the program following her ongoing interest and extensive research on the topic. Since the program […]

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Please join us for the Adelaide’s Law School’s next CPD Seminar ‘Justice and Efficiency: The Challenges of Complex Litigation’. Complex commercial litigation presents courts with the challenge of doing justice between the parties in a reasonably efficient way while using public resources responsibly. Judges have responded to this challenge by developing innovative procedural techniques that […]

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