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Re-Launch of Piper Alderman Moot Court

On 16 April 2019 the Adelaide Law School launched the inaugural Piper Alderman Moot Court display which celebrated the history, legacy & philanthropy of Sir Samuel Way and his role in the legal profession in SA. The inaugural display was opened by The Hon Catherine Branson AC QC and Professor Greg Taylor provided a brief […]

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Rewarding trip to Mount Gambier for SALRI and RUSSEL

On 15 April 2019, the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) and the Research Unit for the Study of Society, Ethics and the Law (RUSSEL) from Adelaide University visited Mt Gambier to speak to Mt Gambier legal practitioners about various topical law reform and research projects. Law reform extends beyond Adelaide and it is crucial to […]

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Public Lecture: Formal Record and Courtroom Reality in Medieval England

A public lecture on ‘Formal Record and Courtroom Reality in Medieval England‘ by Paul Brand, recently retired professor of English Legal History at the University of Oxford. Paul is the leading authority on the common law and common lawyers in England and Wales during the century after Magna Carta. This lecture will draw upon already […]

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SALRI’s Forfeiture Rule project – a productive day and further views welcome

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide Law School held two consultation sessions with interested parties at the University of Adelaide on 5 April 2019 to discuss its present reference examining the forfeiture rule in unlawful homicide. The two roundtable sessions were chaired by the Hon Tom Gray QC and proved highly […]

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SALRI to visit Mount Gambier for consultation on the forfeiture rule

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide Law School is visiting Mt Gambier on 15 April 2019 to update the community about its work and to seek comments on its present reference into the forfeiture rule in unlawful homicide. Professor John Williams, SALRI’s Director, noted that SALRI is always keen […]

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Reunion Dinner held for the class of 1964

On 1st March 2019 we held a reunion dinner in a private room at the Hilton Adelaide to celebrate the anniversaries of 55 years from commencement and 50 years from admission to the Bar. My year, the leading edge of the ‘Baby Boomers’, started at the Adelaide University Law School in March 1964. It was […]

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Public Law in the Classroom Workshop

On 14 February 2019, the Public Law and Policy Research Unit co-hosted the Public Law in the Classroom Workshop at the University of New South Wales. More than 40 public law teachers from around the country gathered to share their teaching experience. PLPRU Co-Director Alex Reilly presented a paper on ‘Peers as co-creators in developing […]

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John Bray Law Alumni CPD Session 1 – Magistrates Appeals

Please join me for the first John Bray Law Alumni Continuing Professions Development session on magistrates appeals, with guest speakers Lindy Powell QC and Ian Robertson SC. The Honourable Justice Lovell will chair the session where speakers will deal with how to present a magistrates appeal and best assist the Court. Magistrates Appeals are an […]

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135 years of the Adelaide Law School

The Adelaide Law School celebrated its 135th anniversary with a Gala Dinner at the Adelaide Town Hall on Saturday 24 November 2018. The event was hosted by Judge Katrina Bochner and Mr Ben Doyle. The formal address was presented by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Peter Rathjen. His speech, which was very warmly received by the audience, […]

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Gateway to Common Law

Study common law at one of the oldest universities in the Southern Hemisphere. 13 – 20 January 2019 This intensive one-week program is specifically designed for advanced undergraduate students who would like to study common law system from a comparative perspective. Taught by experienced academic staff from Adelaide Law School, Australia’s second oldest law school […]

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