Companies with a tenuous grasp on solvency, in the Twilight Zone before the commencement of a formal insolvency process, need to be able to employ commercial strategies to try to trade their way back to solvency. Unfortunately, as was recently demonstrated by Dick Smith’s, some of the typical strategies employed by companies with tenuous solvency […]

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Eminent Internet Law scholar and RUMLAE Advisory Board member Professor Lilian Edwards, Professor of E-Governance, University of Strathclyde, visited the Adelaide Law School this week, as part of a Faculty Funded Research project. Professor Edwards is a leading edge researcher in many aspects of the online environment. She has taught information technology, e-commerce and internet […]

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Presented by: Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission Date: Wednesday 28 September Time: 4.00-5.30pm Venue: Adelaide Law School Moot Court, Ligertwood Building, North Terrace RSVP: alyona.haines@adelaide.edu.au Sponsored by the University’s GED Committee, the Faculty of the Professions and ECMS.  

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The Research Unit for the Study of Society, Law and Religion (RUSSLR) at the Adelaide Law School, in conjunction with Pilgrim Uniting Church invite you to the annual law and religion oration. This year, our experts will be talking on the Spirituality in Times of Social Change. This year’s oration will be delivered by Professor […]

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This two-day interdisciplinary workshop will address some key themes of  ‘A New History of Law in Post-Revolutionary England’ (ARC DP160100265). Seeking to recover and reassess the history of English law, broadly conceived, over the seven decades following the Glorious Revolution of 1688-8, the results of this project will appear as Volume IX in the Oxford […]

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Outstanding results at the University’s Beacon Conference for Undergraduate Research on 18 August 2016 indicate that the Adelaide Law School offers a highly supportive environment for undergraduate students to undertake  and present independent research. Law school students were successful in both the individual and group presentation categories. Megan Lawson was awarded the Best Oral Presentation […]

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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 capture the essence of justice through “a portrait”. First prize in each category will be $1200, with more prizes to follow. Winners will […]

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The Adelaide Law School invites you to attend a free public lecture by Lilian Edwards, Professor of E-Governance from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. Lilian will be sharing learnings from her paper titled ‘Privacy, security and data protection in smart cities: a critical EU perspective’. When: Thursday 15 September, 5pm. Where: Lecture Theatre 2, […]

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In early July 2016, RUMLAE directors A/Prof Dale Stephens and Prof Melissa de Zwart visited the Pentagon in Washington DC and held discussions with the US Deputy JAG, Major General Jeffrey Rockwell relating to potential US Air Force participation in the ‘McGill Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Uses of Outer Space’ (MILAMOS).  A/Prof […]

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Ethical problems can have a myriad of ethical (and unethical) solutions. Sometimes the conduct rules assist by pointing out appropriate resolutions, but the rules may fail to address the particular problems we face, or may provide ambiguous or inadequate guidance. Therefore, as we approach ethical decision-making, we tend to fall into familiar patterns and draw […]

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