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The Adelaide Law School is part of an active and vibrant community, and has strong links with our alumni, the profession, government, media and industry. Our Advisory Board connects the Law School with eminent members of the profession.

The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG presented with an Honorary Doctorate

The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG was presented with an Honorary Doctorate during the Adelaide Law School Graduation Ceremony. The Honorary Degree of Doctor of the University is being awarded to the Honourable Michael Kirby for his exceptional service in Law, in human rights and in other public advocacy. Michael Kirby is an international jurist, […]

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Andrea Mason presented with an Honorary Doctorate

Andrea Mason was presented with an Honorary Doctorate during the University Graduation Ceremonies in September. Andrea Mason was admitted to the degree of Doctor of University (honoris causa) for her outstanding contribution to Aboriginal, Australian and international communities through her commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social justice; evidenced particularly in her work with […]

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South China Sea Code of Conduct on the Voice of America

Foreign ministers of ASEAN and China recently reached a negotiating framework for a Code of Conduct (CoC) in the South China Sea during ASEAN’s 50th anniversary leaders meeting in Manilla in August. The CoC is intended to be a set of rules to guide the conduct of parties and promote maritime cooperation in the disputed […]

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My Digital Ongoing Journey: Comparing Laws in a Blended Learning Environment

On Friday 21 July 2017, Jessica Viven-Wilksch presented her experience of making videos for her cohort enrolled in the undergraduate elective, Comparative Law during the 7th Festival of Learning and Teaching held at the University of Adelaide. You can find a recording of the presentation here. The presentation retraced her journey as a law academic […]

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2018 New Colombo Plan Funding Success

Dr Nengye Liu’s Project ‘The Great Law of China – Legal Studies and Internship’, was recently awarded one of the 2018 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. This funding success, totalling $33,000 from the Australian Government, will enable 10 Adelaide law students to embark on an intensive 6 […]

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Adelaide Law School Students’ Stellar Performance!

From 18 to 21 April 2017, Adelaide Law School students Alison Jones, Nicholas Michalakas and Claudia Boccaccio, competed in the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Competition held at the Adelaide Law School. The team performed amazingly to place 5th out of a field of 37 teams from countries across the Asia-Pacific. The team was the […]

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Talking about the Future of Antarctica in Adelaide

With support from the Adelaide Law School, Dr Nengye Liu travelled to Hobart, Tasmania in July, to speak at the ‘Depths and Surfaces: Understanding the Antarctic Region through the Humanities and Social Sciences’ Conference, which was convened by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research’s Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group. Dr Liu delivered a paper […]

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Strengthening Priority Partnership with China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University

In June, Dr Nengye Liu was invited by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), one of China’s leading universities and a C9 (equivalent to Go8) member, to speak at the International Conference ‘Law and Governance: Emerging Issues in the Polar Regions’. The conference attracted a diversified group of scholars from international universities including: Lapland, Tromsø, Tasmania, […]

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Law and the Health Professional. Seminar Wed 30 August 9.30-12.30pm

If you work in health, understanding the point at which the law impacts on your professional activities is essential. Designed for healthcare professionals, this seminar is the first of its kind, and presents a unique opportunity to learn firsthand from one of our leading Law experts and help answer common questions that arise in the […]

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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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