Litigation Practice – Clinical Legal Education

The Litigation Law Unit is partnering with the Adelaide Law School Clinical Legal Education Program in two major projects in 2015. The Clinical Legal Education program places final year law students for one semester in two free legal advice clinics run by the Law School, and other community legal services. This year students in the […]

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The Foundations of the Law of Evidence and their Implications for Developing Countries, Specialist Conference, Chicago

Date: November 2014 Summary This Specialist Conference focuses on the introduction and development of Evidence Codes in emerging and developing legal systems in China and Africa and the work and role of foreigners in this process. LLU Director, David Caruso, is invited to moderate a Panel within the Conference concerning “Working in Foreign Lands”. The […]

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Higher Courts Judicial Development Conference, Adelaide

Date: November 2014 Summary LLU Director, David Caruso, is invited to present at the Judicial Development Conference of the Higher Courts of South Australia. The presentation will concern “Reforms and Future Directions for Criminal Law in South Australia”. The presentation will be Chaired by His Honour Judge G. Barrett. Team The Conference is convened and […]

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Magistrates Court of South Australia – Annual Conference, Hahndorf

Date: October 2014 Summary LLU Director, David Caruso, is invited to present a half-day session at the Annual Conference of the Magistracy of South Australia. David will be assisted by Charlotte Thomas. The session will concern “Developments and Updates in Criminal Law” and particularly focus on: Discreditable Conduct Firearms Offences Suspended Sentences Team The Conference […]

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22nd ANZFSS International Symposium – Technology on Trial Panel

Date: September 2014 Summary LLU Advisory Board member, Ms Liesl Chapman SC, and Director, David Caruso, collaborated with the organisers of the 22nd Australia and New Zealand Forensic Science Society International Symposium on Forensic Sciences to accommodate the attendance of 50 Adelaide Law School undergraduates, studying expert evidence in South Australian and Federal law, at […]

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Evidence and Law Reform Workshop – the New Evidence Code of China, Jilin, China

Date: July 2014 Summary LLU Advisory Board member, Emeritus Fellow Andrew Ligertwood, and Director, David Caruso, were invited to present at this Workshop. Ligertwood presented on “Forensic Science Expressions and Legal Proof”; Caruso presented on “The Admissibility and Use of Forensic Science Evidence in Australian Courts” The Workshop was convened under the auspices of the […]

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2nd Australia-India Advocacy and Litigation Conference

Dates: Delhi, January 2015 and Adelaide, February 2015 Summary The 2nd AIALC builds on the success of the inaugural conference and continues the collaboration and associations developed by the inaugural conference between legal practitioners and academics in India, New Delhi, and Australia, South Australia. The 2nd AIALC Program has been extended to include greater focus […]

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Inaugural Australia-India Advocacy Conference, Delhi

Date: January 2013 The AIAC was a two part course held in New Delhi, India over 15 to 19 January 2013 for students of the Delhi University Law Faculty and barristers of the Delhi Bar. The AIAC was jointly supported by the South Australian Bar Association, Bar Council of Delhi, the University of Delhi Law […]

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South Australian Criminal Law: Review and Critique

David Caruso, Rhain Buth, Mary Heath, Ian Leader-Elliott, Patrick Leader-Elliott, Ngaire Naffine, David Plater and Kellie Toole, South Australian Criminal Law: Review and Critique (LexisNexis, Butterworths, Sydney, 2014) South Australian Criminal Law: Review and Critique is the first critique text on South Australian criminal law and the first collaboration of its kind for the State, […]

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Litigation Funding, submission to the Productivity Commission, Access to Justice Arrangements Issues Paper, 4 November 2013

Authors: Dr Suzanne Le Mire and David Caruso

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