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The Adelaide Law School is part of an active and vibrant community, and has strong links with our alumni, the profession, government, media and industry. Our Advisory Board connects the Law School with eminent members of the profession.

Dean presents on the Future of Legal Education at AALS

Professor Melissa de Zwart, Dean of Law, presented as part of a special session on the impact of technology on the future of legal education at the 122nd Annual Meeting of American Association of Law Schools (AALS), held in San Diego  3- 6 January. A group of Australian legal educators were invited by AALS Section […]

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Dr Manuel Solis designated as Philippine Delegation adviser to the 23rd Conference of the Parties, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Bonn, Germany

Dr Manuel Solis, a Lecturer at the Adelaide Law School, was designated as a non-government legal and policy adviser to the Philippines Delegation, and granted a party or negotiator rather than observer status in the 23rd Conference of the Parties, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP 23) held in Bonn, Germany, 6 – […]

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Adelaide Law School Student appointed 2018 Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations.

University of Adelaide and Adelaide Law School student Amos Washington has been appointed Australia’s Youth Representative to the United Nations for 2018. The position is appointed by UN Youth Australia in consultation with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The Youth Representative is an unpaid role that involves gathering the views of young Australians […]

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Dr Nengye Liu interviewed by BBC World News about China’s First Commercial Flight to Antarctica

China’s first commercial flight recently brought 22 Chinese tourists to Antarctica. After the United States, Chinese tourists are now the second largest national group of tourists to Antarctica each year. The Chinese commercial flights has been described by Chinese tour operators as a significant milestone as Chinese tourists no longer need to go through foreign […]

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DAAD Project Launch and visit by Adelaide Law School scholars to Trier University, Germany

Adelaide Law School scholars Dr Nengye Liu and Dr Michelle Lim have been visitors at the Institute for Environmental and Technical Law (IUTR), Trier University, Germany for most of December 2017. Dr Nengye Liu is currently conducting the German component of the project “Conservation of Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions” at the Institute. […]

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The Hon Tom Gray

The Adelaide Law School acknowledged the long service and dedication of The Hon Tom Gray on the Adelaide Law School Advisory Board, at a reception held on Tuesday 12 December.  The Hon Tom Gray will continue his involvement with the Adelaide Law School by supporting our students.

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Deputy Dean Neudorf Appears as Expert Witness before Canadian Parliamentary Committee

Deputy Dean and Associate Professor Lorne Neudorf appeared as an expert witness on 7 December before the Parliament of Canada’s Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada. In his opening statement before Senators and MPs, Associate Professor Neudorf highlighted the importance of legislative oversight of delegated lawmaking powers […]

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Academic staff from the Adelaide Law School attended the inaugural UNSW Legal Education Conference

Academic staff from the Adelaide Law School attended the inaugural UNSW Legal Education Conference in December 2017.  The theme of the conference was “Research in Legal Education: State of the Art?” and involved presenters from Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Denmark, the UK, Canada, the US and Brazil. The keynote speakers across the two days […]

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Inheritance law reform balances family need vs greed

A report into South Australia’s family inheritance laws recommends changes that would help give greater emphasis to the wishes of a will-maker, and prevent greedy family members from making undeserving claims against their relative’s estate. The report – by the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute based at the University of Adelaide – seeks to […]

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National Workshop for Indigenous Cultural Competency in Law

On 11-12 September a large group of academics from around Australia attended the Indigenous Cultural Competency (ICC) in Law: Deliberating Future Directions Workshop in Melbourne, a cross-institutional project of UNE, UTS, RMIT University, ANU and QUT.  Adelaide Law School was represented by Dr Francesco de Zwart, Lecturer and the Faculty of the Professions by Christopher […]

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