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  The work of Adelaide Law School students Alissa Bishop-Thorpe, Philip Craig, Sophie Howe, Rachel Neef, and Connor Rossi has been showcased at the Annual Space Security Working Group workshop in Montreal (16-17 May 2019).  The students prepared reports on key indicators under the supervision of Professors Melissa de Zwart and Dale Stephens. The students’ […]

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On Wednesday 15 May, Deakin University organized a launch of the book ‘Petulant and Contrary: Approaches by the Permanent Five Members of the UN Security Council to the Concept of ‘Threat to the Peace’ under Article 39 of the UN Chapter’ (Brill/Nijhoff 2019) authored by Dr Tamsin Paige, who recently took up an academic position at […]

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On Tuesday 30th April, Brigadier General Susan Escallier (U.S. Army JAG Corps), gave a thought-provoking presentation titled ‘Future Wars: Legally acceptable development and implementation of AI and Emerging Technologies’. The engagement seminar provided a platform for discussion surrounding Future War and what shapes it-challenges of military operations in the digital era were canvassed. BG Escallier […]

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The Minerals and Energy Law students went on a field trip to the site of Terramin’s proposed gold mine at Woodside. Many thanks to Matt Daniel of Terramin for hosting a very informative visit.

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Last week, Prof Dale Stephens (RUMLAE Director) visited the US Army JAG School located in Charlottesville, Virginia and was privileged to receive briefings on the organization and current activities of the JAG School by the Dean of the School, Colonel Randy Swansiger. Prof Stephens was also able to meet with two US Army JAG Officers, […]

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On 16 April 2019 the Adelaide Law School launched the inaugural Piper Alderman Moot Court display which celebrated the history, legacy & philanthropy of Sir Samuel Way and his role in the legal profession in SA. The inaugural display was opened by The Hon Catherine Branson AC QC and Professor Greg Taylor provided a brief […]

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On 15 April 2019, the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) and the Research Unit for the Study of Society, Ethics and the Law (RUSSEL) from Adelaide University visited Mt Gambier to speak to Mt Gambier legal practitioners about various topical law reform and research projects. Law reform extends beyond Adelaide and it is crucial to […]

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The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide Law School welcomes the recent announcement by the Attorney-General, the Hon Vickie Chapman MP, that the State Government will introduce legislation abolishing the partial defence of provocation in homicide by the end of the year. The Attorney-General said that this measure will form […]

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A public lecture on ‘Formal Record and Courtroom Reality in Medieval England‘ by Paul Brand, recently retired professor of English Legal History at the University of Oxford. Paul is the leading authority on the common law and common lawyers in England and Wales during the century after Magna Carta. This lecture will draw upon already […]

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Adelaide Law School’s PhD candidate Catherine Robinson (also an academic with the Faculty of Law at University of Technology, Sydney) gave a presentation in Singapore on 2 April at the pre-eminent international forum for insolvency academics, INSOL Academics Colloquium. Catherine’s presentation discussed the findings from her recent survey of Australian insolvency practitioners. Her PhD (supervised […]

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