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Monthly Archives: February 2013

AACL Event: Proportionality in Rights Adjudication: Approaches to Balancing Competing Interests in Australia and Germany

The South Australian Chapter of the Australian Association of Constitutional Law (AACL) is proud to host Proportionality in Rights Adjudication: Approaches to Balancing Competing Interests in Australia and Germany  In her judgments and extra curial writings Justice Kiefel has discussed the development of a proportionality test in Australian constitutional law by reference to its origins […]

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Entrenching the Regional Processing Regime

Last week, Associate Professor Alexander Reilly gave evidence at a hearing of the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the latest amendments to the Migration Act. In this blog, he explains his impression of the Committee’s focus and concerns based on that hearing. Last year, Gabrielle Appleby and Matthew Stubbs and I wrote a […]

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Adelaide Law School team submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee in relation to the Migration Amendment Bill 2012

Associate Professor Alex Reilly, Dr Gabrielle Appleby and Dr Matthew Stubbs wrote a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee in relation to the Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012. The Bill prevents persons arriving by boat without a visa from applying for asylum and facilitates the removal of […]

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PPSA Happy Anniversary

This week marked the first birthday of the operational commencement of the PPSA and its Register. To celebrate, BILS is organising a major two-day conference, Personal Property Security Law: Local and Global Perspectives, on 20-21 February 2013 at the Adelaide Festival Centre. For online registration and programme details: http://www.law.adelaide.edu.au/events/ppsa  Leading international and national experts will […]

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Melbourne University Law School Evidence and Procedure Workshop

Date: February 2013 Summary This Workshop was an initiative of Mr Andrew Roberts. The Workshop brought together academics across Australian Gof8 Universities working in the fields of evidence, procedure and advocacy. LLU Advisory Board members, Emeritus Fellow Andrew Ligertwood and Professor Gary Edmond, and Director, David Caruso, participated in the Workshop.

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