Monthly Archives: October 2013
Access to Justice in Minor Civil Jurisdictions, submission to the Productivity Commission, Access to Justice Arrangements Issues Paper, 31 October 2013
Authors: Margaret Castles, David Caruso, Associate Professor Anne Hewitt
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Listen: 2013 John Bray Oration – ‘South Australia and the Australian Constitution’
LtoR: Mr Anthony Crocker, President of the John Bray Law Alumni Network; The Honourable Robert French AC, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia; The Honourable Chris Kourakis QC, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia; Professor John Williams, Dean of the Adelaide Law School. The 2013 John Bray Oration by The […]
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Next CPD Event – The Bell Settlement: Where Are We Now?
The settlement of the Bell Group case (Westpac Banking Corp v The Bell Group Ltd (in liq) (No 3)  WASCA 157) leaves several important areas of corporate law and accessorial liability in a state of uncertainty. The Court of Appeal’s split decision in Bell gives rise to significant issues for company directors and executives, […]
Adelaide Law School Submission on the Performance of ASIC
A group of corporate law scholars at the Adelaide Law School recently made a submission about the performance of ASIC to the Senate Economic References Committee. The Committee’s wide-ranging inquiry was called as a consequence of disquiet about the way ASIC handled whistleblowers who had revealed conduct within the Commonwealth Bank’s financial planning arm. Dr […]
Seminar Recording: Advocacy in Criminal Trials and Inquests
The Advocacy in Criminal Trials and Inquests Seminar which occurred on On 23 October has been recorded and is available here The panel included His Honour Judge Wayne Chivell, Ms Sandi McDonald SC and Mr Morry Bailes, and was chaired by the Attorney-General.
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Webinar Invitation: Information Session for the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
Monday 28 October, 12-12:45pm The Adelaide Law School invites you to attend our webinar information session to find out more about the new Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice. The GDLP at Adelaide Law School offers convenience, establishes connections and prepares you for your legal career. We are now offering even greater flexibility with lectures delivered […]
Watch: Professor James Crawford AC SC attends lecture in his honour
Professor James Crawford AC, SC, FBA, currently Whewell Professor of International Law at the University of Cambridge, one of Adelaide Law School’s most distinguished graduates and a former Professor at Adelaide Law School, returned to the University to attend the 2013 James Crawford Lecture on International Law on 11 September. Click here to view full […]
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Book launch: State of South Australia – Turbulent Times
State of South Australia provides analysis and reflection on the major social, economic, cultural and political trends and policy challenges facing South Australia. It brings together a group of respected academic researchers and commentators concerned about ensuring prosperity for all in South Australia. Three of our academics contributed to the book, Dr Gabrielle Appleby, Adelaide […]
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Bikies crackdown: did the Constitution fail Queensland?
Adelaide Law School’s Dr Gabrielle Appleby writes for The Conversation on Queensland’s new law and order measures. Last week, Queensland’s state government introduced a number of tough new law and order measures targeting serious sexual offenders and bikies. Under the new laws, bikie gang members in Queensland face being locked up in maximum security jails for […]
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Joined forces: student legal service and specialist law firm unite
The Magistrates Court Legal Advice Service (MCLAS) has formed a partnership with Lipman Karas to enhance the Service’s dedication to promoting justice access within South Australia. The MCLAS is located in the Adelaide Magistrates Court and is staffed by final year law students from the University of Adelaide. Under the supervision of legal practitioners, students […]
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