Monthly Archives: November 2016
The National Wellness for Law Forum an annual initiative of the Wellness Network for Law, a community of academics, practitioners, regulators, students and wellness practitioners and advocates. The 2017 National Wellness for Law Forum will be held 16-17 February 2017, hosted by Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide. The theme for the 2017 Forum is […]
In mid November 2016, RUMLAE Director Associate Professor Stephens was invited by the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Law and National Security to present at the Annual Conference held in Washington DC. A/Prof Stephens presented on the topic of the role of informal mechanisms of law in creating normative frameworks for decision making […]
Congratulations to former student Andrea Mason named Australian Businesswoman of the Year. Indigenous leader Andrea Mason runs an organisation helping more than 3,000 women in a remote part of the Northern Territory Read the full story here.
You are invited to the Australian Association of Constitutional Law (SA Chapter) 2016 end of year event, Decide a Hard Case Right. In one hour, ten speakers will review ten constitutional issues and cases from the past twelve months, with drinks and nibbles to follow. Members and non-members are welcome. PLPRU members Anna Olijnyk and Matthew […]
The Adelaide Law School’s Images of Justice Photographic Competition and Exhibition for 2016 has come to a close. The exhibition which was run in conjunction with University Collections was open from 25 October to 11 November. Prize winners were announced at a special exhibition event on Friday 28 October held at the University. The featured […]
PLPRU Director, Alex Reilly, has written a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee’s inquiry into the Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing Cohort) Bill 2016. The submission was supported by other members of PLPRU. If passed, this legislation will prevent asylum seekers arriving by boat from coming to Australia in future. The Committee […]
On 16 November 2016, The Hon Justice Melissa Perry presented a public lecture on ‘Autonomous weapons, artificial intelligence, and the rule of law’. Her Honour’s talk identified the significant moral, ethical and legal questions raised by any situation in which human lives could be taken by a determination made by software alone. She emphasised the […]
In an article published on The Conversation today, PLPRU’s Joanna Howe explains the problems with Australia’s system of ‘457 visas’, arguing that the reality is not reflected in the political debate.
Australian Red Cross and the University of Adelaide Law School invite you to attend an important conference ‘Protecting Cultural Property in Armed Conflict’. This Conference is an opportunity to bring the issue of protections for cultural property in armed conflict to the fore in the thinking of Australian decision makers and provide a forum for […]
In a piece written for The Conversation, PLPRU Director Alex Reilly explains the context surrounding, and implications of, the Australian government’s plan to resettle asylum seekers in the US.