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RUMLAE/Australian Red Cross Panel discussion on the 70th Anniversary of the Geneva Conventions

On Thursday 15 August, RUMLAE, in conjunction with The Australian Red Cross, hosted a panel discussion on the Geneva Conventions in celebration of their 70th Anniversary.  The event, held in Napier Lecture Theatre, attracted a large crowd and canvassed the history of the Geneva Conventions, the successes and failures of their normative impact and the future […]

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The Constitution in Space

Adelaide Law School’s/RUMLAE’s Associate Professor Matthew Stubbs spoke at the National Archives of Australia’s annual Constitution Day symposium on the topic ‘The Constitution in Space’ at Questacon: The National Science and Technology Centre in Canberra on 9 July 2019. Matthew spoke about how the Australian Constitution has facilitated Australian space activities, about some contemporary space […]

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Book Launch – A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Story

Dr Tony Buti launched A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Story at an event hosted by the Law School’s Public Law and Policy Research Unit on 12 August 2019. The Honourable Chief Justice Chris Kourakis provided an introduction, and Enzo Belperio of Bar Chambers made some additional comments. The book tells the story of Bruce […]

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The International Committee of the Red Cross and Adelaide Law School begin new clinic

  Adelaide Law School is proud to be partnering with the International Committee of the Red Cross (‘ICRC’) on a pilot international humanitarian law clinic.  Our first intern, Alice Osborne, received a briefing from ICRC Legal Adviser, Emily Defina, earlier this week.  Throughout Semester 2, Alice will be working on a range of projects for […]

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Adelaide Law School Students and Staff at the International Students as Partners Institute

The University of Adelaide (in association with Canada’s McMaster University) hosted the 4th International Students as Partners Institute on 10-12 July 2019. The University of Adelaide’s team comprised Adelaide Law School’s Associate Professor Matthew Stubbs with Dr Rebecca Tooher (Director, Education Strategy and Teaching Excellence, Division of Academic and Student Engagement), and students Annabel Bramley (Law […]

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Seminar: The State, Private Property and Squatting in American Law

Date: 8 July 2019 Time: 1:30-2:30pm Venue: Moot Court, Ligertwood Building, Adelaide Law School Join Professor Marc Roark to discuss a case study applying concepts of scale to the application of state resources in the context of squatting. New York City in the U.S. and Barcelona Spain each have experienced significant squatter movements that have […]

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Seminar: The Changing Nature of Occupiers’ Liability: New Considerations for Designers, Security Professionals, Government and the Law

Date: 29 July 2019 Time: 1:30-2:30pm Venue: Moot Court, Ligertwood Building, Adelaide Law School Beginning in the United States and expanding across western democracies, courts increasingly are holding property owners and managers responsible for damages their occupants experienced due to crime and violence unfolding on their properties. Irrespective if a property is intended for broad […]

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Major new research on the gig economy

Adelaide Law School’s Professor Andrew Stewart is a part of team of researchers behind a national survey of the “gig economy”, the first of its kind in Australia. Preliminary findings from the survey, which examines work performed through digital platforms such as Airtasker or Uber, have been released by the Victorian Government, which is conducting […]

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Next Steps event ‘A foot in the door of the criminal law’

Thanks to everyone who made the Next Steps event ‘A foot in the door of the criminal law’ such a success. Our panellists Mim Sarre, Joel Lisk, Sean Nottle, Mason Beck, Ben D’Andrea, Ellie Nolan, Airlie Waterman and Anne O’Sullivan shared great tips on getting started in criminal law through placements, jobs and internships at […]

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IHL Moot Grand Final winners

  This year’s IHL Moot Grand Final was held in the Moot Court on the evening of Friday, 7 June, before their Excellencies Judges Professor Dale Stephens, Dr Stacey Henderson, and Mr Mark Giddings.  The Moot involved questions of jurisdiction of the Court, crimes carried out during a non-international armed conflict, and mental incapacity as […]

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