2017 John Bray Oration: ‘Law Reform: The Scottish Perspective’

The John Bray Law Alumni Network and the Adelaide Law School were thrilled to host Mr Len Murray – Scottish Pleader (Retired) for the annual John Bray Oration. Mr Len Murray, delivered the address, entitled ‘Law Reform: The Scottish perspective’. Mr Murray spoke about some of the unique features of the Scottish legal system including […]

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Re-imagining Antarctic Science: the role of history, law and politics

This National Science Week / Big Science Adelaide workshop aims to raise awareness of the importance of conducting science in the Antarctic. It brings together an inter-disciplinary, multi-national group, with expertise from history, biology, law and the social sciences, to discuss contemporary challenges and the future of Antarctic science. There will be five interesting talks […]

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Congratulations to Mitchell Stapleton-Coory – Awarded the Bob Piper Scholarship

The Adelaide Law School would like to congratulate Mitchell Stapleton-Coory on being awarded the 2017 Bob Piper scholarship. At the presentation held on 6 July Mitchell said “This scholarship vindicates my belief in the virtues of hard work and dedication, by proving that it does not go unnoticed. While the money is very helpful and […]

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MILAMOS workshop, New Delhi, India

Over the period 20-23 June 2017, more than 40 legal experts, technical experts, government and military practitioners (acting in their personal capacities) and  academic researchers came together for the second MILAMOS workshop held in New Delhi, India.  This is the second in a projected series of nine workshops to develop draft Rules and Commentaries for […]

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Adelaide Scholars contribute to debates on the South China Sea Disputes

Dr Nengye Liu recently edited a Special Issue on the South China Sea disputes, which was just published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Ocean Law and Policy (Brill). The Special Issue is the resulting publication of Dr Liu’s South China Sea Roundtable last year, which was held immediately after the Arbitral Tribunal in the […]

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40th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting, Beijing, China

Dr Nengye Liu participated in the 40th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) held 22-30 May in Beijing, China, hosted by China Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The ATCM is the annual meeting for all parties of the Antarctic Treaty to discuss pressing Antarctic issues. Only consultative parties – parties that have demonstrated their interest in Antarctica […]

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Asia-Pacific Finals of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot

The Adelaide Law School hosted the Asia-Pacific Finals of the 2017 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot from 18 to 21 April 2017. The Moot Competition received 37 entries from Universities around the Asia-Pacific region, from which 20 finalists were selected, representing Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran and South Korea. The competition generated an […]

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Space Security, Space Governance and Space Activities: collaboration and activities in US and Canada

It has been a busy week for space law activities for Adelaide Law School staff and students. Professor Melissa de Zwart and Professor Dale Stephens visited colleagues at the University of Nebraska, College of Law, where discussions were held regarding upcoming joint teaching and research projects involving Adelaide Law School’s Research Unit on Military Law […]

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Adelaide Law School congratulates its students Gulima Wahidi and Celine Graham, finalists in the 2017 Young Achievers’ Awards (SA)

Adelaide Law School is delighted that the contributions of two of its students have been recognised in the 2017 Young Achievers’ Awards (SA). Gulima Wahidi, 20 of Elizabeth East, who arrived in Australia at the age of 9 with no English, is currently completing an LLB at Adelaide Law School and B International Studies in […]

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2017 Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

From 7-11 February, the University of Adelaide Jessup Moot team competed against 15 other teams in the Australian National Round of the competition, held at the Australian National University in Canberra. This year’s team comprised Mitchell Brunker, Danielle Gilby, Azaara Perakath and Christian Andreotti, with Soraya Pradhan assisting with researching and drafting. The team was […]

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