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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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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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First Major MILAMOS workshop held at Adelaide Law School

More than 50 legal experts, technical experts, researchers and others came together at The University of Adelaide Law School over the period 20 – 22 February 2017 for the first MILAMOS Workshop. Following the preliminary coordination meeting in October 2016 in Montreal, this was the first in a projected set of nine Workshops to reach […]

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2016 Space Security Index Launch

The 2016 Space Security Index was launched at the Australia Wine Centre on 19 February. This publication, co-ordinated by Project Ploughshares, a Canadian-based NGO, details developments related to safety, sustainability and security in outer space. This thirteenth edition of the report covers the period January-December 2015. The purpose of the project is to provide an […]

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Adelaide Law School Appoints 30th Dean of Law

The Adelaide Law School is proud to announce the appointment of Professor Melissa de Zwart as the 30th Dean in its 134 year history.  Professor de Zwart’s five year term as Dean began on 1 February 2017. Professor de Zwart holds a BA (Hons), LLB (Hons), and LLM from the Melbourne Law School, and a […]

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Professor Melissa de Zwart Visiting Professor at National University of Singapore Law School

From 9-27 January 2017 Professor Melissa de Zwart was a Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore Law School (NUS). Professor de Zwart taught an intensive course on ‘Copyright in the Age of the Internet’ for the NUS LL.B. program.That course considered the particular legal issues that the ubiquitous use of the internet and, […]

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Dean of Law – Professor Melissa de Zwart

The Adelaide Law School is delighted to announce that Professor Melissa de Zwart has accepted the offer of the position of Dean of Law from February 2017. Professor Melissa de Zwart has been part of the Adelaide Law School since 2011. She joined academia from legal practice in 1996, teaching in the undergraduate and postgraduate […]

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RUMLAE Participation in the Inaugural Plenary of the MILAMOS Project held in Montreal

The historic Inaugural Plenary of the MILAMOS Project was held on 2-5 October 2016 in Montreal, Canada. The event marked the first meeting between the 40+ Experts and various Observers participating in the Project, and paved the way for the drafting of the proposed Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Activities in Outer Space […]

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Release of Snowden movie prompts renewed talks of a Presidential pardon

The Cyberwar, Surveillance and Security MOOC (Cyber101x) offered through EdX by RUMLAE and Adelaide Law School members, considered the actions and motivations of Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who in 2013 released a vast amount of information regarding surveillance and security operations of the US and other Five Eyes partners to journalists Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras […]

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Eminent Internet Law Scholar and RUMLAE Advisory Board Member Professor Lilian Edwards

Eminent Internet Law scholar and RUMLAE Advisory Board member Professor Lilian Edwards, Professor of E-Governance, University of Strathclyde, visited the Adelaide Law School this week, as part of a Faculty Funded Research project. Professor Edwards is a leading edge researcher in many aspects of the online environment. She has taught information technology, e-commerce and internet […]

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