Monthly Archives: September 2015
On Thursday, 10 September 2015, Dr Adam Webster appeared on behalf of the Public Law and Policy Research Unit (PLPRU) before the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Reference Committee on the issue of a ‘popular vote, in the form of a plebiscite or referendum, on the matter of marriage in Australia’ in Canberra. Clear here to […]
David Wright of the Adelaide Law School has released a new book – Common Law in the Age of Statute:The Equity of the Statute. For more information and to order the book, click here. Common Law in the Age of Statute-The Equity of the Statute David Wright LexisNexis, 2015 The great areas of Common Law […]
In an article published on The Conversation, Dr Adam Webster examines whether the Senate can force the removal of a royal commissioner. Click here to read Adam’s article.
Family, friends and colleagues assembled recently at a morning tea in the Law School to remember the life of Helen Wighton, a staff member, who passed away a year ago. Helen was a Senior Lecturer in Law Reform at the University and the Deputy Director of the South Australian Law Reform Institute. In honouring her […]
On the AUSPUBLAW blog Dr Anna Olijnyk examines the public’s reaction to the apprehended bias test. Is it time to rethink the mythical construct of the ‘fair-minded lay observer’? Click here to read Anna’s analysis. And click here for Anna’s most recent article on The Conversation explaining Dyson Heydon’s decision to dismiss the apprehended bias […]
Accommodating Rights? Religion, Speech and Equality in Australia a symposium to discuss aspects of the ALRC’s Freedoms Inquiry The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) in partnership with the Public Law and Policy Research Unit (PLPRU) and the Research Unit for the Study of Society, Law and Religion at Adelaide Law School invite you to attend […]