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Adelaide Law School Inaugural Ethics, Law and Society Lecture

There is now more health research and sources of health information than ever, and survey research tells us that the public has a strong interest in both health science and information about healthy living. Despite this reality, there remains deep confusion regarding the individual and population actions that can maintain and improve our health, such […]

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Eight Adelaide law students secure prestigious internships with native title and indigenous affairs organisations

Reflecting a high level of interest as well as community engagement among our students, Adelaide students have been incredibly successful in gaining prestigious and competitive native title internship placements. Eight Adelaide law students and graduates are to gain first-hand experience in the field of native title and indigenous affairs this winter through the Aurora Project. […]

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Congratulations to Cathryn Somerville – Awarded the inaugural Duncan Basheer Hannon Scholarship

Adelaide Law School would like to congratulate Cathryn Somerville, who has been awarded the inaugural Duncan Basheer Hannon Scholarship. This scholarship has been established to benefit a student who is in their second year of their Bachelor of Laws Program. Adelaide Law School would like to thank Duncan Basheer Hannon for their continued generous support […]

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Congratulations to Associate Professor Dale Stephens being awarded his Doctor of Juridical Science Degree (SJD) by Harvard Law School

Adeladie Law School would like to congratulate Associate Professor Dale Stephens being awarded his Doctor of Juridical Science Degree (SJD) by Harvard Law School. The SJD is Harvard’s most advanced law degree and has been offered as part of the Law program for over 100 years. His dissertation topic was ‘Lawfare or Law Fair? The […]

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CPD – Personal Property Securities Act: Under Review

It’s been nearly 3 years since the PPSA and its Register came into operation, heralding a paradigm shift in the treatment of security interests in personal property. With the transitional ‘grace’ period for pre-PPSA arrangements ending earlier this year , the full impact is now being felt, particularly on smaller businesses and in insolvency cases, […]

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Red Cross / AULSS 2014 IHL Moot Grand Final

On Monday 2 June the Red Cross/AULSS sponsored the International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot Competition Grand Final. Acting for the Prosecution were Ms Alexandra Lontos and Mr Patrick Leeson and acting for the Defence were Ms Sarah Ahern and Ms Desislava Gancheva. The Judges for the event were Ms Stacey Henderson, Dr Rebecca LaForgia and […]

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Law School co-hosts the ‘New Approaches to Preventing IHL Violations’ panel discussion

On Thursday 29th May 2014, the Adelaide Law School co-hosted with the Australian Red Cross (ARC) and the Swiss based International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) a panel presentation event dealing with the topic of ‘New Approaches to Preventing International Humanitarian Law Violations’. The Panel featured local and international experts and was welcomed to […]

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Congratulations to Adam Webster on having his PhD thesis accepted

Adam Webster’s PhD thesis – entitled ‘Defining Rights, Powers and Limits in Transboundary River Disputes: A Legal Analysis of the River Murray’ – has passed examination unconditionally. Since Federation, the allocation of water from the River Murray between States of Australia has always been determined by political agreement. Adam’s thesis provides a legal analysis of […]

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The Honourable Michael Kirby: ‘Sixty Years of Lawyering: Lessons Learned’

On the Friday 2nd of May The Honourable Michael Kirby delivered a lecture to current Law Students on his lessons learned over his distinguished career. The lecture created great excitement at the law school; there was literally standing room only in the theatre. The Honourable Michael Kirby delivered his lecture on the topic of ‘Sixty […]

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Adelaide Law School alumnus, Brendan Lim has been awarded the 2014 John Addison Porter Prize by Yale University

Adelaide Law School alumnus, Brendan Lim (LLB Hons 2007), has been awarded the 2014 John Addison Porter Prize by Yale University for his doctoral dissertation, “Crisis and the Canon: Australia’s Constitution after Whitlam”. The John Addison Porter Prize was established in 1872 and is awarded annually for “a written work of scholarship in any field […]

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