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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Day 8 – Part II Clem Macintyre & John Williams Thursday began with a breathless account of the night before… the class heard of a(n almost) chance meeting at a restaurant with David Cameron. We heard that despite best efforts to convince his minders that a group of Adelaide Politics/Law should be allowed to speak [...]

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  Day 8 – Part I  Elizabeth Alvaro   Following a long and rewarding day at Cambridge, a small group of students retired to the local pub for a meal and beverage. Even though much of our discussion, admittedly, surrounded politics, we were surprised to hear Tom claim he had just seen David Cameron walk [...]

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Day 7 Tom Crichton As a seat of higher learning for centuries, The University of Cambridge has been a breeding ground of ideas since the 13th century. A place where ideas have been developed, analysed, taught, and debated by some of the best minds in human history, today Cambridge served as our site to learn [...]

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The Public Law and Policy Research Unit (PLPRU) at the University of Adelaide and Adelaide Law School are delighted to invite you to attend a public lecture marking the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta: Magna Carta in Practice Speaker: Professor Paul Brand FBA (All Souls College, Oxford) Thursday 7 May 2015, 5.30pm – 7pm Conference [...]

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