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The challenges and opportunities of undertaking effective modern law reform common to smaller jurisdictions such as South Australia and Tasmania were the focus of a recent fruitful visit to the University of Tasmania and the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute by Professor John Williams and Dr David Plater, the Director and Deputy Director of the South […]

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The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide Law School is visiting Mt Gambier on 15 April 2019 to update the community about its work and to seek comments on its present reference into the forfeiture rule in unlawful homicide. Professor John Williams, SALRI’s Director, noted that SALRI is always keen […]

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On 1st March 2019 we held a reunion dinner in a private room at the Hilton Adelaide to celebrate the anniversaries of 55 years from commencement and 50 years from admission to the Bar. My year, the leading edge of the ‘Baby Boomers’, started at the Adelaide University Law School in March 1964. It was […]

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  In enrolling into a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Adelaide, I always knew that I wanted to follow a career path into legal practice. So, when my final year at university came around, it was time to begin thinking about where I would complete the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP). In […]

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Today in The Conversation Prof Alex Reilly   challenges the politicisation of refugee policy since the Tampa crisis of 2001 and suggests a new way forward. Read the full article here.

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The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the University of Adelaide has been requested by the South Australian Attorney-General to examine changes to the State’s abortion laws. “The South Australian Law Reform Institute welcomes the opportunity to undertake this most important reference, with a view to making abortion a regulated medical procedure […]

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The Entrepreneur and Venture Advice Clinic will re-commence on 6 March 2019, offering free legal advice to entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses. In 2018, Dr Beth Nosworthy from the Adelaide Law School launched EVAC, a clinic providing entrepreneurs and start-ups with transactional and governance assistance. Forming part of the Adelaide Law School’s strong Clinical Legal […]

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On 14 February 2019, the Public Law and Policy Research Unit co-hosted the Public Law in the Classroom Workshop at the University of New South Wales. More than 40 public law teachers from around the country gathered to share their teaching experience. PLPRU Co-Director Alex Reilly presented a paper on ‘Peers as co-creators in developing […]

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Notice of Annual General Meeting and Committee Nomination form for the John Bray Law Alumni Network Date:     Tuesday 12 March 2019 Time:     5.30pm Venue:  Boardroom, Level 5, Adelaide Law School All members of the Alumni Network are eligible to nominate for a position on the committee (see attached Nomination Form). Please return your completed […]

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Adelaide Law School’s research unit Regulation of Corporations Insolvency and Tax (ROCIT) held a Bankruptcy Trustees’ Forum on Friday last week. Adelaide law firm, Lynch Meyer was again our partner. The day included outstanding presentations on contemporary issues from AFSA’s Chief Executive, Professor Jason Harris and Assoc Professor David Brown. A particular highlight was the […]

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