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 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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Adelaide law student Mr Michael Schubert has been awarded the prize for the third best presentation at the University’s Beacon Conference of Undergraduate Research.  In his presentation, Michael spoke about the legal research he conducted while undertaking an internship at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights earlier this year as part […]

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On 2 September, His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le, Governor of South Australia formally launched the Adelaide Research Unit on Military Law and Ethics (RUMLAE) in the Ballroom at Government House.  Over 100 guests attended the event representing Government, Industry, the Red Cross and the University.  The principal address was delivered by His Excellency […]

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19 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law and humanities students (from the University of Adelaide as well as from Flinders University, University of South Australia, La Trobe University and the University of New England) have departed for their study tour to New Zealand and Canada. You can follow the student’s journey via updates on the […]

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The tragic death of Dr Duncan in May 1972 was a catalyst for gay law reform in Australia.  The newly appointed lecturer to the Adelaide Law School drowned in the Torrens after being a victim of a homophobia attack. On 11 September the Adelaide Law School celebrated the 40th anniversary of law reform in South […]

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Earlier this year, Gabrielle Golding (PhD Candidate and Teaching Fellow from the Adelaide Law School) successfully launched the ‘Young Lawyers Mentoring Program’ for final year students from the Adelaide Law School. The Program has allowed for 40 final year Law students to be mentored by active young legal practitioners who are all members of the […]

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