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Alumni in Focus: Leah Marrone

Leah Marrone Degree(s): BA (2004), Dip Lang (2004), LLB (2007) 1. Why did you choose the University of Adelaide to study? The reputation of the University in quality and campus atmosphere, there was no question; I wanted to study at Adelaide. 2. What were the best parts of your degree at the University of Adelaide? […]

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Farewell and Congratulations to Professor John Williams, 29th Dean of the Adelaide Law School.

On 24 February 2016, members of the Adelaide Law School community gathered to farewell Professor John Williams, Dean of the Adelaide Law School from 2011 until 2016, who leaves to take up the Pro Vice-Chancellorship (Research Operations) of the University of Adelaide.  John leaves behind a truly colossal legacy as a scholar, a colleague, and […]

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Message from Dr Suzanne Le Mire, Dean of Law

I am delighted to step into the role of Dean of Law. The Law School is the flagship professional school at the University of Adelaide. I firmly believe what we do here, not least in educating the lawyers and policy makers of the future, but also in shaping the world around us, matters. I had […]

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New Dean, New Judge Welcome New Students

As a new academic year commences, the Adelaide Law School welcomes a new group of students. During Orientation Week, Justice Sam Doyle of the Supreme Court of South Australia – a graduate of the Adelaide Law School – spoke to the first year students about his experiences as a law student and life in the […]

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Dean of Law’s Fund Reaches a Milestone!

When the Dean of the Adelaide Law School, Professor John Williams first conceived the idea of creating a fund to assist financially strained undergraduate law students in 2012, he was unsure of the prospects of making it a reality. After three years of promotion, cultivation and solicitation he has successfully reached the target of $100,000, […]

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Indigenous Student Study Tour: Being Indigenous in a Global World

In September and October 2015, 19 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law and humanities students under the supervision of Associate Professor Alex Reilly visited four Universities in New Zealand and Canada to learn from and share with Maori and Canadian First Nations students and academics. The trip confronted students with the deeply personal question of […]

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New Adelaide University Sport Scholarship for Law Students

Adelaide University Sport has a new Scholarship for UofA Law Students. The Charlie Jessop Sport Scholarship, worth $2,000, is awarded on behalf of Charlie Jessop, an AU Sport life member who gave considerable contribution to the University of Adelaide, AU Sport & the Law. The scholarship is awarded to a UofA Law student, who not […]

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RUMLAE joins Space Security Index Consortium with Adelaide Law School students working with US and Canadian counterparts.

Preparations are now well underway for the Adelaide Law School contribution to the Space Security Index 2016, a key document used by governments and policy makers worldwide in understanding the space domain. The Space Security Index is an annual assessment of space security, which seeks to provide a policy-neutral fact base of trends and developments […]

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Reform Needed For Courtroom Witness Oaths

Swearing to tell the truth ‘so help me God’ while holding a copy of the Bible would become a thing of the past for witnesses in South Australia’s courts if the recommendations of a new report are adopted. The South Australian Law Reform Institute based at the Adelaide University Law School, was asked by the […]

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Dr Alex Wawryk speaks at International Workshop on National Laws and Policy for Offshore Wind Energy

Senior lecturer Dr Alex Wawryk of the Adelaide Law School was one of three international scholars invited to speak at the first International Workshop on National Laws and Policy for Offshore Wind Energy, held in Taipei, on 15 December 2015. Taiwan is currently considering the development of offshore wind energy facilities, and the Workshop gathered […]

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