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2019 proved another busy and productive year for the South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI). SALRI is an independent law reform body, based at the University of Adelaide Law School, which was established in 2010 under an agreement between the Attorney-General of South Australia, the University of Adelaide and the Law Society of South Australia. […]

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The Law School’s Public Law and Policy Research Unit (PLPRU) hosted a very successful workshop on the Australian Constitution and National Identity during November 2019. The workshop brought together academics from around Australia, in the fields of law, politics, and history, including PLPRU members Peter Burdon, Joe McIntyre (from UniSA), Lorne Neudorf, Anna Olijnyk, Alex […]

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  RUMLAE was honoured that the Chief of Navy Australia, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan AO, RAN launched the book ‘The Law of Naval Warfare’ (LexisNexis 2019) at a gala event at Old Parliament House in Canberra on 21 Nov 2019.  The Editors of the book, Prof Dale Stephens (RUMLAE Director) and Associate Professor Matthew Stubbs […]

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  RUMLAE Director Prof Dale Stephens and RUMLAE Management Board member Dr Stacey Henderson recently attended a week long editorial meeting in Yokohama, Japan (unfortunately Prof Melissa de Zwart, an editorial member of the Project was unable to attend).  Representatives from the other leading Universities spearheading this project, namely Prof Jack Beard (University of Nebraska), […]

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The Surrogacy Act was passed last week with all party support, on the basis of a major report submitted by the SA Law Reform Institute (SALRI). This is an outstanding achievement for SALRI; an independent law reform body, linked to the law reform class at the Adelaide Law School. In particular, warm praise was given […]

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Adelaide Law Schools’ ROCIT (Regulation of Corporations Insolvency and Taxation) Research Unit (Associate Professor David Brown), co-convened, with the Ross Parsons Centre, University of Sydney (Professors Sheelagh McCracken and Jason Harris), a Personal Property Securities Law Roundtable in Sydney on Friday 8 November. The Personal Property Securities Roundtable held on 8 November 2019 at University […]

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Last week, two researchers from Research Unit on Military Law and Ethics, Kellie Toole and Elaine Waddell, presented at the Global Alliance Conference on Post-Traumatic Stress. They discussed their preliminary findings on why ex-service men are in prison at twice the rate of the general population. On their return, we asked them to share some […]

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On Friday 8 November 2019 a group of Adelaide Law School researchers convened a highly successful workshop on How Australian Universities are Regulating Work Experience. Emerita Professor Rosemary Owens AO, Associate Professor Anne Hewitt, Associate Professor Joanna Howe and Professor Andrew Stewart presented key findings from their Australian Research Council-funded project on ‘Work Experience: Labour […]

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Rynier Brandt is currently completing an internship at Wine Australia as part of the Law and Justice Internship course. Wine Australia is the federal regulator of the Geographical Indications and Label Integrity Program (LIP) and the promoter of Australian wine exports. At his internship Rynier is engaged in projects that relate to LIP audits, cross-jurisdictional […]

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Adelaide Law School has partnered with Meiji Gakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, in a new international program where ten Japanese law students spend one semester at the University of Adelaide. The English Language and Legal Studies Program is run jointly by the University of Adelaide Law School, the English Language Centre and the Department of […]

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