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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Symposium: Same-Sex Marriage and LGBTIQ Rights in Comparative Perspective

A symposium organised by the postgraduate Advanced Comparative Law class, Adelaide Law School, The University of Adelaide Date: 4 May 2018, 9 am – 5 pm Moot Court, Level 1, Ligertwood Building, The University of Adelaide No attendance fee, but rsvp required. Please note that places are strictly limited. RSVP: Eventbrite by 27 April 2018 […]

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Environmental Law Student Laura Auberson wins Ecoversity Award

Laura Auberson, a fifth year Law and International Studies student, has been awarded the University of Adelaide’s Ecoversity Award. The competitive award scheme enables a select few undergraduate students from the University of Adelaide to attend sustainability-related academic conferences. Award recipients are chosen based on their knowledge of and passion for advancing environmental sustainability; relevant […]

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Adelaide Law Student Peter Makestas reflects on his Native Title internship experience

In February 2018, I undertook an Aurora Internship in my hometown of Adelaide. Aurora is an organisation that supports Indigenous organisations and facilitates opportunities for students and graduates to gain practical experience within the indigenous sector. I was placed at Selby Street Chambers where barristers Andrew Collett and Simon Blewett work in the areas of […]

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Adelaide’s inaugural Vis East International Arbitration Moot team place in the top 32

Yesterday evening the University of Adelaide team (Azaara Perakath, Mitchell Brunker and Jake Kriticos) was thrilled to break through into the knock-out round of 32 from out of almost 130 teams. Today, in the round of 32 the team lost in a very close moot against Gujarat Law School. The Law School is immensely proud […]

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Dr Nengye Liu appointed Chen An Visiting Chair Professor of International Law, Xiamen University, China

Dr Nengye Liu was recently appointed Chen An Visiting Professor of International Law by the Xiamen University Chen An International Law Development Foundation. Established by Xiamen University, a top 20 Chinese university in Southern part of China, the Foundation is named after Professor Chen An, founding father of International Economic Law in China. Every year, through […]

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Adelaide Law Students to compete in Hong Kong in International Arbitration Moot

  A team of students from the Adelaide Law School will compete in Hong Kong from 11 March to 18 March in the Viz East, International Arbitration Moot. The team, comprising Mitchell Brunker, Azaara Perakath, and Jake Kriticos, has prepared by competing in the CIArb International Arbitration Moot, where they were semi-finalists, and the Australia […]

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A recent Adelaide graduate reflects on her native title internship experience

Aurora Internship Program – Summer 2017/18 – Sharon Ahmer This summer, as an Aurora legal intern, I was lucky enough to feel that I really did something worthwhile. I spent six amazing weeks in Canberra supporting the native title research and publications team at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS). […]

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Public Law in the Classroom 2018

On 22 February, PLPRU co-hosted the 2018 Public Law in the Classroom Workshop at the University of New South Wales (in conjunction with the Gilbert + Tobin Centre). Public law teachers from around Australia as well as New Zealand and the UK gathered together to share insights, tips and challenges. The event was an outstanding […]

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Entrepreneur and Venture Advice Clinic launched by Adelaide Law School

Clinical Legal Education is an experiential learning tool that involves students in small groups taking responsibility for legal advice for a client in collaboration with a supervisor. The benefits of experiential learning are multi-faceted, but particularly assist in the development of the practice of the profession, awareness of the role of the profession in the […]

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