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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Magistrates Court of South Australia – Annual Conference, Hahndorf

Date: October 2014 Summary LLU Director, David Caruso, is invited to present a half-day session at the Annual Conference of the Magistracy of South Australia. David will be assisted by Charlotte Thomas. The session will concern “Developments and Updates in Criminal Law” and particularly focus on: Discreditable Conduct Firearms Offences Suspended Sentences Team The Conference […]

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Visit to Singapore

Assoc Prof Melissa de Zwart recently presented an Accredited Continuing Professional Development seminar for the Singapore legal profession on ‘Surveillance, Algorithms and Big Data: The Impact on Privacy Law’. During her visit, she also presented at classes taught by the Singapore Management University, School of Law, on copyright and information technology, for the IT Law […]

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Plaintiff S4-2014 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

On 14 October 2014, PLPRU members Alex Reilly, Gabrielle Appleby, and Anna Olijnyk were joined by Mike Waite of the Crown Solicitors Office and Stephen McDonald of Hanson Chambers to discuss the recent High Court case, Plaintiff S4-2014 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2014]HCA 34. The case involved a challenge to the power […]

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Public Law and Policy Research Unit Seminar – Secrecy in Civil Law Proceedings

On Tuesday, 7 October, the Public Law and Policy Research Unit (PLPRU) was delighted to host Dr Lawrence McNamara, Deputy Director of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law in London. Dr McNamara is also a member of the advisory board of the PLPRU. Dr McNamara presented a seminar on the expansion of secrecy […]

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Public Law in the Classroom Workshop

This workshop for Australian tertiary teachers of public law will be co-hosted in Sydney by the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, UNSW and Public Law and Policy Research Unit, University of Adelaide. The first in an annual series of events on public law teaching research and practice, the workshop will feature an excellent […]

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The Constitution and the Murray-Darling Basin

In an article published in the October edition of Law Society of South Australia’s Bulletin, Dr Adam Webster explains the way in which the Constitution has shaped water regulation in Australia. Adam also examines the recent decision of the Federal Court involving an unsuccessful constitutional challenge to the Water Act 2007 (Cth) – Lee v […]

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Research 21 Series – The Relevance of Hannah Arendt: On Judgement and Responsibility Presented by Peter Burdon

Research 21 Series The Faculty of the Professions takes as its guiding principle ‘leading thought into leading practice’. Our Research 21 Lecture Series demonstrate to the wider community how our research is leading the way from leading thought to leading practice in addressing the challenges posed by 21st Century globalised life. The Relevance of Hannah […]

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Study Abroad Opportunities with the Adelaide Law School

The Adelaide Law School provides students with the opportunity to partake in our study abroad program. This has allowed many students to move overseas for either one and two semesters, all whilst gaining credit towards their Adelaide Law degree. Read below to learn about Brittany Law’s exchange experience at the University of Alberta. Law School […]

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Canadian Students Moving to Adelaide to Study Law

The Adelaide Law School offers Canadian university graduates a seamless transition into the study of law in Australia. Because of Australia and Canada’s shared Common Law heritage, students are able to study Law at the University of Adelaide–the Australian Bachelor of Law (LLB) is the equivalent of the Canadian JD. Therefore, upon graduating from the […]

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Attitudes to Corruption, Misconduct and Maladministration in South Australia

In 2013, a small project team at the University of Adelaide was requested by the Local Government Association (LGA) of South Australia to conduct research into local government and public attitudes to corruption in the State. The Public Law and Policy Research Unit’s Deputy Director, Dr Gabrielle Appleby, headed the project team. She was joined […]

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