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China Study Tour – Monday Week 2

Monday 10th December, 2018 Author: Georgia Hamood-Smith Weekend Adventures: So far, it has been a challenging, exhausting, demanding and exhilarating time for the Adelaide Law School interns here in Shanghai! (Yes, all four adjectives needed for a context of our emotions). From uncertainty at the beginning of last week; Did we get off at the […]

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China Study Tour interns – Week 1 Friday update

Author: Josh Claridge Friday 7th December 2018 As Friday comes to a close, so does our first full week as interns, at our respective Chinese law firms. The general consensus of the group is positive, regardless of long hours and adapting to a completely different system of law. My personal experience has been great. I […]

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China Study Tour Interns – Week 1 Wednesday update

Author: Behshid Golshani The nine interns were up bright and early this morning for breakfast and work on Wednesday morning (Perhaps the other 8 earlier than me!). After a quick breakfast on the go we started to make our way towards the metro for our morning commute to Shanghai Tower where 8 of us are […]

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ARC Funding Success

Dr Nengye Liu, together with a group of prominent academics in the country: Prof Marcus Haward (University of Tasmania), Dr Jeffery McGee (University of Tasmania), Prof Tim Stephens (ARC Future Fellow, University of Sydney), Prof Shirley Scott (UNSW Canberra) and Dr Tony Press (University of Tasmania), recently succeed in the Australian Research Council’s latest funding round. […]

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China Internship at AllBright Law Offices – Week 1

Author: Sanah Butt Our internship officially started on Thursday last week (29 November) with the 9 of us heading to our respective law firms bright and early. With equal amounts of nerves and excitement we headed for the metro. Little did we expect the excitement the metro ride had in store for us. Peak hour […]

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SALRI Briefing for MPs on Surrogacy Report

  On 29 November 2018, the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide University Law School took part in an all party briefing at Parliament House for MPs on SALRI’s recent Report, ‘Surrogacy: A Legislative Framework: A review of Part 2B of the Family Relationships Act 1975 (SA)’. Professor John Williams […]

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Beijing Visit to the Chinese National Police University

Dr David Plater, the Deputy Director of the South Australian Law Reform Institute based at the Adelaide University Law School visited the Chinese National Police University in Beijing from 18 to 24 November 2018. China is a civil law system and the Chinese National Police University in Beijing is the leading institution of its kind […]

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International Law and Conflict at Sea Conference – Newport, RI, USA.

RUMLAE Director, Prof Dale Stephens recently participated in the 2nd Annual Alexander Cushing International Law Conference, held at the Stockton Center for International Law, US Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, USA. The Conference was jointly sponsored by the US Naval War College, the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and The Fletcher School of […]

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China Study Tour Day – 10

China Study Tour Day 10 Authors: Behshid and Andrew L. Today the very last lecture for this study tour was on Chinese Foreign Investment Law with Professor Xu Xiabing. The lecture started with a general discussion about what investment is, and then an in depth view of the modern and ever-changing area of investment law […]

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China Study Tour Day 9

Authors Charlotte and Corbin Today began with a very informative lecture by Professor Cheng Jinhua on, “The Legal Profession in Contemporary China”. The lecture started with an interesting discussion of the history of law in China, and how it developed from lacking a legal profession in Imperial China, to having mixed courts (with judges from […]

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