In an article published on The Conversation, Dr Peter Burdon argues that the South Australian Royal Commission in to the nuclear industry is meant to sideline opponents. Click here to read Peter’s article.

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On 18 February 2015 Professor Melissa Hart from the University of Colorado Law School visted the Adelaide Law School as part of the Faculty of the Professions’ “Aim for the Stars” program. Professor Hart gave a seminar on Colorado’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Board and Commission on Judicial Performance. The Hon. John Doyle AC QC provided [...]

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On Thursday 12 February 2015, the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, UNSW and the Public Law and Policy Research Unit, University of Adelaide, hosted the ‘Public Law in the Classroom’ workshop. This was the first in what will become an annual event on public law teaching research and practice. Seventy-five public law teachers [...]

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In an article published on The Conversation, PLPRU Director Alex Reilly looks at the year ahead in asylum seeker law and policy, predicting that it will be a more difficult for the Government to promote its hard-line policy in 2015. Click here to read Alex’s article.

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In an article published on The Conversation, Professor Lisa Hill explains why compulsory voting beats the alternatives, such as switching to a voluntary system. Click here to read Lisa’s article.

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In an article published on The Conversation, Professor John Williams and Dr Adam Webster explain how Australia’s knighthoods and damehoods are awarded. Click here to read the article.

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Professor John Williams and Dr Adam Webster explain to The Advertiser the ‘loophole’ that allows for unlimited appointments of foreign knights and dames. Click here to read the article in The Advertiser.  

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The Public Law & Policy Research Unit is pleased to invite you to Ethical Advice for Judges: American and Australian Perspectives The Colorado Judicial Ethics Advisory Board (JEAB) is an 11-member Board appointed by the Justices of the Colorado Supreme Court to offer ethical guidance to judges. Professor Hart will discuss the workings of this [...]

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In an article published on The Conversation, Adam Webster examines whether the Constitution provides any protection for farmers’ water rights impacted by coal seam gas extraction. Click here to read Adam’s article.

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In an article published on The Conversation, Kellie Toole and Adam Webster examine South Australia’s ‘world first’ community impact statements. Click here to read Kellie and Adam’s post

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