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The History of Adelaide Law School

Pioneering the teaching of law The University of Adelaide is one of a small group of institutions which pioneered the teaching of law in the English tradition as a university discipline in the nineteenth century. When legal studies began on the North Terrace campus in April 1883 there was only one other fully fledged Law […]

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Cornelia Koch attends the 2018 Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA)

Last week, Cornelia Koch attended the 2018 Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA). The conference theme was  ‘(Re)Valuing Higher Education’. Cornelia participated in a pre-conference workshop on ‘Lights, Camera, Action: Best Practice in Creating Instructor-Made Videos (IMVs)’, to inform her use of videos in blended learning in her undergraduate […]

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James Morgan wins the Law Foundation of South Australia’s Law & Justice Essay Prize

Recent law graduate James Morgan (formerly James Goh) has won the Law & Justice Essay Prize from the Law Foundation of South Australia. James’s prize winning essay entitled ‘Securing the Administrative Appeals Tribunal’s Independence: Tenure and Mechanisms of Appointment’ had originally been written for the Public Law Internship elective (now Law and Justice Internship). The […]

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Same Sex Marriage and LGBTIQ Rights in Comparative Perspective symposium

On Friday 4 May 2018, Adelaide Law School presented a symposium on ‘Same Sex Marriage and LGBTIQ Rights in Comparative Perspective’, as part of its Comparative Law Annual Series. The symposium was organised by the postgraduate students in Advanced Comparative Law and supported by a Diversity and Inclusion Grant from the Faculty of the Professions […]

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Congratulations to Professors Melissa de Zwart, Dale Stephens and Associate Professor Matthew Stubbs elected to the International Institute of Space Law (IISL)

  Adelaide Law School warmly congratulates Professors Melissa de Zwart, Dale Stephens and Associate Professor Matthew Stubbs who have been elected to the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) Founded in 1960, the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) is an independent non-governmental organisation dedicated to fostering the development of space law. The membership of […]

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Networking opportunity for our Adelaide Law Students

On Wednesday 9 May, a group of Adelaide University students, including a number from the Law School, attended a networking and engagement event at the Adelaide offices of the Adelaide Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) and Australian Energy Regulator (AER). The event, organised by commercial law lecturer Dr Mark Giancaspro, was designed to bridge the […]

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Book Launch – Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice: Owning and Consuming

On 18 March, Professor Melissa De Zwart, Dean of the Adelaide Law School, and Associate Professor Stephen Downs, ACU Faculty of Theology, launched Paul Babie and Michael Trainor, Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice: Owning and Consuming (Routledge, 2018).  Paul Babie is Professor of Law, Adelaide Law School, and Michael Trainor is Senior Lecturer, ACU Faculty […]

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Adelaide Law scholar discusses regime complex for Antarctica in San Francisco

Dr Nengye Liu was recently invited to present in a panel ‘Institutional and Legal Dynamics of Antarctic Governance in a Changing World’ at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, San Francisco. This is the largest international studies conference in the world with more than 5000 participants annually. Dr Liu presented a paper ‘A Bull […]

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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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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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