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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Adelaide Law School CPD: The Uniform Evidence Act

The Uniform Evidence Act represents an important Australian law reform. It is the product of the only modern systematic review of the common law rules of evidence in Australia; and its adoption in the Commonwealth, Victoria, New South Wales, Norfolk Island, Tasmania, the ACT and the NT brings welcome consistency to evidence law throughout much […]

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Adelaide Law School hosts inaugural Australian Academy of Law lecture by Julian Burnside AO QC

‘Speaking Plainly’ was the title of the Australian Academy of Law’s inaugural public lecture in South Australia, which was presented by Mr Julian Burnside AO QC at Adelaide Law School on Monday, 25th August 2014. The President of the AAL, the Hon Kevin Lindgren AM QC, welcomed over 200 members of the judiciary, the legal […]

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2014 John Bray Oration: ‘Pro Bono: Good for the Profession, Good for the Country’

The John Bray Law Alumni Network warmly invites you and your colleagues and friends to the 2014 John Bray Oration, to be delivered on Wednesday 24th September 2014 by The Honourable Dr Margaret J White AO. Dr White is a retired Judge of the Queensland Court of Appeal and an Adelaide Law School graduate. Earlier […]

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CPD Breakfast Seminar – South Australia Property Law Developments 2012-2013

Over the last year, significant developments in Australian real property law have emerged dealing with the nature and durability of title, at every judicial level. It will be important for South Australian practitioners to be aware of these developments; this seminar provides a practical overview. The High Court dealt with the frailty of possessory and […]

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Law Student Careers Fair

  On Friday 25 July, Adelaide Law School held its inaugural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Law Student Careers Fair. The Hon Margaret Nyland opened the fair, and employers including Lipman Karas, The University of Adelaide Legal and Risk, Adelaide Law School, Legal Services Commission, Indigenous Land Corporation, Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement and Perks attended […]

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Update on unpaid internships and work experience – Professors Andrew Stewart and Rosemary Owens

The Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO), the government agency responsible for enforcing the Fair Work legislation, has released an update on its approach to unpaid internships and other forms of work experience.It charts what the agency has been doing since commissioning a landmark report on the subject in 2013 from Adelaide Law School […]

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Staff in Focus: Associate Professor Christopher Symes

1. What qualifications do you have? I graduated from Adelaide Law School in 1989 after being an undergrad from 1985-1988. I had previously studied accounting. I spent 1989 getting my Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from South Aust Institute of Tech. I received my Master of Laws from Adelaide Law School in 1996, my Grad […]

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Associate Professor Dale Stephens delivers public talk on ‘War, Law and Who We Are’

On Thursday 31 July, Dr Dale Stephens spoke in Port Augusta on international law in conflict zones. Sponsored by the Red Cross, Dale spoke on his experience in war zones and his firsthand knowledge of the way the law is applied in combat operations. He discussed the reality of being in a combat zone, the […]

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Congratulations to Cathryn, Jack, Mark and Susan who were awarded 2014 scholarships

The Adelaide Law School would like to congratulate the 2014 scholarship recipients. The talented group include; Cathryn Somerville, Jack Rabl, Mark Hautop and Susan Dixon. The Adelaide Law School would like to thank each sponsor for the generous support of our Adelaide Law School students. Click here for more information on Adelaide Law School scholarships. […]

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Congratulations to Mark Hautop on receiving the 2014 DA Robertson Scholarship

The Adelaide Law School would like to congratulate Mark Hautop on receiving the 2014 DA Robertson Scholarship. This scholarship has been established by a bequest from the Estate of Viney Robertson in memory of her late father, Donald Alexander Robertson, who studied law at The University of Adelaide and graduated in 1934, as well as […]

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