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You are invited to a joint Public Law and Policy Research Unit (PLPRU) and Electoral Regulation Research Network (ERRN) event.   ‘Prisoner Disenfranchisement: Effects and Implications’   SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: Dr Victoria Shineman Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh Paper Title: ‘What Are the Non-Electoral Effects of Felon Disenfranchisement Laws? A Field Experiment’ Estimating […]

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Prof Melissa de Zwart, Dean of Law, argues that there are more important issues that may be lost in the controversy over President Trump’s Space Force and cautions that ‘it’s not yet clear where this move sits in light of prohibitions laid out in the Outer Space Treaty, the document that has guided the the exploration […]

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The use of provocation as an excuse in murder should have no place in SA criminal law, according to a report published by the South Australian Law Reform Institute. In the second of two reports, the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute, based at the University of Adelaide Law School, is recommending that the State […]

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“The Law and Justice Internship was one of the most practical, enriching and fulfilling courses I have undertaken during my time at Adelaide Law School. Whilst I had a pre-existing interest in the court system and courtroom advocacy, having the opportunity to intern with Justice Hinton at the South Australian Supreme Court strengthened this, by […]

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The use of provocation as an excuse in murder should have no place in SA criminal law, according to a report published by the South Australian Law Reform Institute. In the second of two reports, the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute, based at the University of Adelaide Law School, is recommending that the State […]

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Over the summer break, I spent eight weeks interning at the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) in Kuala Lumpur, in conjunction with Adelaide Law School’s Human Rights Internship Programme. MCCHR is a non-partisan and non-profit organisation aiming to bring about pro-human rights changes in Malaysia. With only five permanent staff members and […]

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  On Friday evening 1 June 2018, students from the Law School participated in the 2018 International Humanitarian Law Moot Grand Final.  The competition is supported by the Australian Red Cross and Ms Petra Ball from the SA Red Cross Division was on hand to present certificates to the winning team and the runners up […]

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On Friday 4 May 2018, Adelaide Law School presented a symposium on ‘Same Sex Marriage and LGBTIQ Rights in Comparative Perspective’, as part of its Comparative Law Annual Series. The symposium was organised by the postgraduate students in Advanced Comparative Law and supported by a Diversity and Inclusion Grant from the Faculty of the Professions […]

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The South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) is seeking feedback from the community as part of its comprehensive review of the state’s surrogacy laws. The independent law reform body, which is based at the University of Adelaide Law School, had been asked to consider an appropriate regulatory framework for surrogacy arrangements in South Australia by […]

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The International Labour Organization has released a major study by Adelaide Law School academics Professors Andrew Stewart, Rosemary Owens and Ms Anne Hewitt, together with recent graduate Irene Nikoloudakis. It evaluates the regulation of internships and other forms of work experience across 13 developed, emerging and developing nations and proposes guidelines for the establishment of […]

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