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Monthly Archives: November 2014

In plea bargaining, who really gets the bargain?

In an article published on The Conversation, Kellie Toole, examines the question: in plea bargaining, who really gets the bargain? Click here to read Kellie’s article.

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PLPRU contributes to Senate deliberation of the Australian Citizenship and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

The PLPRU has made a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee’s Inquiry into the Australian Citizenship and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014. Alex Reilly wrote the submission and appeared before the Committee on Monday, 10 November. The Bill tightened the requirements for both automatic citizenship and citizenship by conferral. The Bill also […]

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Adelaide Law School Senior Lecturer Nigel Wilson invited speaker at Digital Evidence and Forensic Readiness conference in Germany

Nigel Wilson was an invitation-only delegate and presenter at the recent Schloss Dagstuhl Conference, “Digital Evidence and Forensic Readiness”, at the Leibniz Center for Informatics, Germany. Nigel’s presentation focussed on recent cases in Australia and New Zealand which demonstrate that digital evidence continues to present challenges at the pre-trial stage and also to give rise […]

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Grant Success – ARC Discovery Project Commencing 2015

In the last Commonwealth ARC grant rounds, Public Law and Policy Research Unit Member, Professor Amanda Nettelbeck from the School of Humanities was awarded $500,137 funding to undertake a project investigating the violent implementation of colonial rule across the Anglophone Pacific Rim. The Chief Investigators on the project are Professor Lyndall Ryan, Professor Amanda Nettelbeck, […]

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Grant Success – ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) Project Commencing 2015

In the latest Commonwealth ARC grant rounds, Professor Emeritus Wilfred Prest, Professor John Williams and Dr Gabrielle Appleby from the Adelaide Law School, together with Professor Amanda Nettelbeck from the School of Humanities, were part of a team of scholars from 14 institutions across Australia that were awarded funding to undertake a project to expand […]

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Law School Alumnus, Professor James Crawford AC SC, elected as a judge of the International Court of Justice

Professor James Crawford AC SC has been elected as a judge of the International Court of Justice. He is one of the world’s leading international lawyers, and one of our most distinguished alumni, as recognised by the University’s Distinguished Alumni award in 2012.  He was awarded the highest Australian honour, the Companion of the Order […]

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UPCOMING EVENT: AACL End of Year Update

The South Australian Chapter of the Australian Association of Constitutional Law is pleased to invite you to Deck the Halls with Constitutional Law Are you up to date with the latest Constitutional law cases and issues? Has it been too many years since uni? Did you rely on the fact that we’d give you an […]

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ARC grant to boost internships research

A group of Adelaide Law School researchers have been awarded a major grant by the Australian Research Council to study the regulation of internships and other work experience arrangements. The research team is led by Professors Rosemary Owens and Andrew Stewart, who have already produced a groundbreaking report on this subject for the Fair Work […]

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Higher Courts Judicial Development Conference, Adelaide

Date: November 2014 Summary LLU Director, David Caruso, is invited to present at the Judicial Development Conference of the Higher Courts of South Australia. The presentation will concern “Reforms and Future Directions for Criminal Law in South Australia”. The presentation will be Chaired by His Honour Judge G. Barrett. Team The Conference is convened and […]

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Explainer: is Direct Action constitutionally valid?

In an article published on The Conversation, Dr Gabrielle Appleby, Deputy Director of the Public Law and Policy Research Unit, examines the constitutional validity of the Abbott government’s Emissions Reduction Fund. Click here to read Gabrielle’s article.

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