In February 2018, I undertook an Aurora Internship in my hometown of Adelaide. Aurora is an organisation that supports Indigenous organisations and facilitates opportunities for students and graduates to gain practical experience within the indigenous sector. I was placed at Selby Street Chambers where barristers Andrew Collett and Simon Blewett work in the areas of […]

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Yesterday evening the University of Adelaide team (Azaara Perakath, Mitchell Brunker and Jake Kriticos) was thrilled to break through into the knock-out round of 32 from out of almost 130 teams. Today, in the round of 32 the team lost in a very close moot against Gujarat Law School. The Law School is immensely proud […]

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Dr Nengye Liu was recently appointed Chen An Visiting Professor of International Law by the Xiamen University Chen An International Law Development Foundation. Established by Xiamen University, a top 20 Chinese university in Southern part of China, the Foundation is named after Professor Chen An, founding father of International Economic Law in China. Every year, through […]

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  A team of students from the Adelaide Law School will compete in Hong Kong from 11 March to 18 March in the Viz East, International Arbitration Moot. The team, comprising Mitchell Brunker, Azaara Perakath, and Jake Kriticos, has prepared by competing in the CIArb International Arbitration Moot, where they were semi-finalists, and the Australia […]

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Aurora Internship Program – Summer 2017/18 – Sharon Ahmer This summer, as an Aurora legal intern, I was lucky enough to feel that I really did something worthwhile. I spent six amazing weeks in Canberra supporting the native title research and publications team at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS). […]

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On 22 February, PLPRU co-hosted the 2018 Public Law in the Classroom Workshop at the University of New South Wales (in conjunction with the Gilbert + Tobin Centre). Public law teachers from around Australia as well as New Zealand and the UK gathered together to share insights, tips and challenges. The event was an outstanding […]

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Clinical Legal Education is an experiential learning tool that involves students in small groups taking responsibility for legal advice for a client in collaboration with a supervisor. The benefits of experiential learning are multi-faceted, but particularly assist in the development of the practice of the profession, awareness of the role of the profession in the […]

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  Through a highly competitive process, the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) recently decided the results of the 2018 round of applications for the Australia-China Joint Action Program, together with Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Dr Nengye Liu’s project “regulating China’s distant water fishing in the Polar Regions” is one of four projects that […]

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Friday the 9th of February saw the last official day of the study tour, with the feature of the day being a presentation by Professor Peter Dutton of the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, just under 120kms from Boston. Established in 1639, Newport is a town steeped in history, and significant […]

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What do President Barack Obama, Australian High Court Justice Stephen Gageler and Adelaide University’s own Professor Dale Stephens have in common? They are all alumni of Harvard Law School, the venue of today’s visit. Fortunately, after the snow and freezing rain of yesterday, we awoke to bright blue skies. Negotiating the subway proved no obstacle, […]

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