Blog Day 1 – 19th November 2018 The authors are Monica, Josh and Sanah Our first day started with a lecture given to us by Professor Zheng Ge (George) who informed us about how the Chinese law initially developed and provided us with invaluable insight into the development of law today.           […]

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The South Australian Law Reform Institute, based at the Adelaide University Law School, has completed its latest report, ‘Surrogacy: A Legislative Framework: A review of Part 2B of the Family Relationships Act 1975 (SA)’.  The Report has been presented to the Attorney-General, the Hon Vickie Chapman MP, and was publicly released on 15 November 2018. […]

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Study common law at one of the oldest universities in the Southern Hemisphere. 13 – 20 January 2019 This intensive one-week program is specifically designed for advanced undergraduate students who would like to study common law system from a comparative perspective. Taught by experienced academic staff from Adelaide Law School, Australia’s second oldest law school […]

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Reforms proposed to South Australian surrogacy laws recommend an updated and improved non-commercial system of domestic surrogacy to protect the interests of all parties, especially those of the surrogate child. A legislative framework – review of Part 2B of the Family Relationships Act 1975 (SA) In a report delivered today to the Attorney-General, the South […]

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On 7 November 2018, with funding support from the Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA), Dr Nengye Liu organized the Workshop “Exploring Australia’s China Strategy in Antarctic Governance” at Adelaide Law School. The Workshop gathered a group of distinguished Chinese and Australian scholars and policy makers to discuss Australia-China relations in Antarctica. Speakers and discussants […]

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On Friday 1 Nov, RUMLAE Director Prof Dale Stephens participated in a panel at the University of Tasmania with Dr Fiona Terry (International Committee of the Red Cross) on the issue of ‘Restraint in Warfare’.  The panel dealt principally with a new ICRC report titled ‘Roots of Restraint in War’ that had been overseen by Dr Terry ( that explored strategies for creating […]

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The Adelaide Law School was pleased to host the Australian Academy of Law (AAL) Adelaide Emerging Scholars evening on the 11 October 2018.  The Emerging Scholars event was designed to enable higher degree scholars to present their work to AAL Fellows for feedback and critique.  All of the presenters were pleased to be able to […]

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The Adelaide Law School proudly sponsored this year’s National Young Lawyers Conference which was hosted by our very own Law Society of South Australia. Two of our students, Tim Porter and Amiela Cerone, were invited to attend as representatives of the Adelaide Law School, hearing from accomplished legal professionals throughout the day about being a […]

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Professor Christopher Symes’ paper in a recent issue of the Australian Resources and Energy Law Journal (ARELJ) discusses the provisions in the Corporations Act that enable disclaimer by liquidators of companies, the policy issues that surround both disclaimer and statutory priorities for claimants in insolvency and how these conflict with environmental law and practice. The […]

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Dr Mark Giancaspro was invited last week to attend the Sport SA South Australian Sports Awards Breakfast in which the finalists were announced. The event was attended and spoken at by The Hon Corey Wingard MP (Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing), Sport SA CEO Leah Cassidy, Sport SA President The Hon Michael Wright MP, […]

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