China Study Tour 2017 – Day 2

Day two of Law school…day one of running in Shanghai. With a busy day of uni and a visit to the Arbitration Commission a 6am run was in order. Where do you run in Shanghai? Around the law school running track of course.               The track was busy with […]

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China Study Tour – Day 1

China Study Tour – Day 1 It was straight into business for the students on the Chinese Comparative Law study tour. Having only checked into our hotels at 2am, we found ourselves straight into the formal academic program at 9am. This was after a hearty, much needed breakfast. The first day’s program concerned labour law […]

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Adelaide Law School Academics elected to the Australian Academy of Law (AAL)

Congratulations to Professor Melissa de Zwart, Dean of Law, and Professor Paul Babie, for their election to the Australian Academy of Law (AAL).  The AAL comprises individuals of exceptional distinction in the discipline of law who are committed to its advancement and to justice according to law in Australia.  Professors de Zwart and Babie join […]

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Associate Professor Peter Burdon taught legal theory at Université de Montréal during 2017

Between August-November this year Associate Professor Peter Burdon was invited to teach legal theory as part of the Université de Montréal’s doctoral option in Innovation, science, technology and law. The objective of the option is to enable students to acquire specialized knowledge and expertise regarding the role of law in the promotion, governance, and regulation […]

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Launch of Ecological Law and Governance Association

On 17-18 October Associate Professor Peter Burdon helped launch the Ecological Law and Governance Association (ELGA) at McGill Law School, Montreal. European members of ELGA conducted a simultaneous launch in Siena, Italy. ELGA emerged out of the 2016 Oslo Manifesto for Ecological Law and Governance. Per the Manifesto, “the ecological approach to law is based […]

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Adelaide Law School Welcomes New Deputy Dean Associate Professor Lorne Neudorf

Associate Professor Lorne Neudorf joined the University of Adelaide in June and took up the position of Deputy Dean in September 2017. He holds a Doctorate in Philosophy in the field of comparative law from the University of Cambridge. During his doctoral studies, he was twice awarded the Sir James Lougheed Award of Distinction. Associate […]

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Adelaide Law School researchers host an international workshop in Spain

This week Professor Rosemary Owens and Dr Joanna Howe will lead an international workshop at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law in Oñati, Spain. The theme of the workshop is ‘Temporary Labour Migration in a Globalised World – The Regulatory Challenges’. Both Owens and Howe were the recipients of a prestigious grant from […]

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Winners of the 2015 International Humanitarian Law Moot Competition

Mr Ben Noack and Ms Yvonne Whittaker-Rush with Assoc. Prof Dale Stephens On 1 June, the Grand Final of the Red Cross supported International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot competition was held. In a very crowded atmosphere, Ms Ashleigh Jones and Ms Georgina Wignall represented the Prosecution and Mr Ben Noack and Ms Yvonne Whittaker-Rush represented […]

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Adelaide Law School launches free online course: Cyberwar, Surveillance and Security

This free 6 week online course will commence on May 21, covering topics including national security and surveillance in a global, networked environment. Addressing issues of technology, privacy, international and domestic law, it will be of interest to anyone with a legal or non-legal background wanting to learn more about the internet, hacking, whistleblowing, cyberwar, […]

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PhD Candidate presents paper at the ‘Responsibility to Protect in Theory & Practice’ conference held in Slovenia

On 23 April, Stacey Henderson, PhD Candidate at Adelaide Law School, presented a paper at the Responsibility to Protect in Theory & Practice conference held at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. This biennial conference provides an opportunity for scholars and practitioners from around the world to engage in an interdisciplinary academic debate on the theoretical […]

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