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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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Launch of Book on the UN Security Council and Art 39 by Adelaide Law School Alumni Dr Tamsin Paige

On Wednesday 15 May, Deakin University organized a launch of the book ‘Petulant and Contrary: Approaches by the Permanent Five Members of the UN Security Council to the Concept of ‘Threat to the Peace’ under Article 39 of the UN Chapter’ (Brill/Nijhoff 2019) authored by Dr Tamsin Paige, who recently took up an academic position at […]

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‘Future Wars: Legally acceptable development and implementation of AI and Emerging Technologies’ Seminar held at Adelaide Law School

On Tuesday 30th April, Brigadier General Susan Escallier (U.S. Army JAG Corps), gave a thought-provoking presentation titled ‘Future Wars: Legally acceptable development and implementation of AI and Emerging Technologies’. The engagement seminar provided a platform for discussion surrounding Future War and what shapes it-challenges of military operations in the digital era were canvassed. BG Escallier […]

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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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