The Adelaide Law School is delighted to announce that Professor Melissa de Zwart has accepted the offer of the position of Dean of Law from February 2017. Professor Melissa de Zwart has been part of the Adelaide Law School since 2011. She joined academia from legal practice in 1996, teaching in the undergraduate and postgraduate […]

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Dr Manuel Solis, a Lecturer at the Adelaide Law School, co-headed the first University delegation to the 22nd Conference of the Parties, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP 22) held in Marrakech, Morocco, from 7 to 18 November 2016. Professor Andy Lowe (co-head of delegation) from the Faculty of Science and Professor Mike […]

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The National Wellness for Law Forum an annual initiative of the Wellness Network for Law, a community of academics, practitioners, regulators, students and wellness practitioners and advocates. The 2017 National Wellness for Law Forum will be held 16-17 February 2017, hosted by Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide. The theme for the 2017 Forum is […]

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In mid November 2016, RUMLAE Director Associate Professor Stephens was invited by the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Law and National Security to present at the Annual Conference held in Washington DC.  A/Prof Stephens presented on the topic of the role of informal mechanisms of law in creating normative frameworks for decision making […]

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Congratulations to former student Andrea Mason named Australian Businesswoman of the Year.  Indigenous leader Andrea Mason runs an organisation helping more than 3,000 women in a remote part of the Northern Territory Read the full story here.

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National Wine Centre, Adelaide on Thursday 16th March 2017, 8.45am-3pm Are our business rescue laws still fit for purpose? How can they better assist directors to preserve value before it’s too late, but still protect other stakeholders including the public interest? Does one size fit all? Australia’s corporate rescue laws are 23 years old and […]

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The Adelaide Law School’s Images of Justice Photographic Competition and Exhibition for 2016 has come to a close.  The exhibition which was run in conjunction with University Collections was open from 25 October to 11 November.  Prize winners were announced at a special exhibition event on Friday 28 October held at the University. The featured […]

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On 16 November 2016, The Hon Justice Melissa Perry presented a public lecture on ‘Autonomous weapons, artificial intelligence, and the rule of law’.  Her Honour’s talk identified the significant moral, ethical and legal questions raised by any situation in which human lives could be taken by a determination made by software alone. She emphasised the […]

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Protecting Cultural Property in Armed Conflict

Australian Red Cross and the University of Adelaide Law School invite you to attend an important conference ‘Protecting Cultural Property in Armed Conflict’. This Conference is an opportunity to bring the issue of protections for cultural property in armed conflict to the fore in the thinking of Australian decision makers and provide a forum for […]

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The International Committee for the Red Cross has launched a blog series on ‘Why Outer Space Matters’. As part of this series, A/Prof Dale Stephens has posted a piece on whether international humanitarian law applies to armed conflict in outer space. The International Committee for the Red Cross is an institutional contributor to the MILAMOS […]

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