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Congratulations to the Adelaide Law School-mentored team which has won the 2019 Disrupting Law Hackathon (SA)!

Disrupting Law is a legal startup competition/hackathon for university students organised by The Legal Forecast students from law, business and technology. Uni SA hosted the South Australian leg of the competition over the weekend of 10-11 August. The event saw students split into teams and partner with academic and industry mentors to develop innovative solutions to current […]

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SALRI and the 2019 law reform class: Thanks to guest speakers

The Law Reform class plays a major role in supporting the work of the South Australian Law Reform Institute. During the year, students select a research topic linked to the present or potential work of SALRI. Previous classes have worked on such diverse topics as discrimination law, equal opportunity, intestacy, succession, family inheritance, police powers […]

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Adelaide Law Review celebrates 40th volume

The Adelaide Law Review, one of Australia’s leading law journals since its inception in 1960, has celebrated the publication of its 40th volume. The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG launched a special issue of the Adelaide Law Review – volume 40, issue 1 – at Adelaide Law School on 21 August. The special issue contains […]

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Raising the Bar on Space Law

On 13 August, Adelaide Law School’s / RUMLAE’s  Associate Professor Matthew Stubbs spoke at the Raising the Bar event on the topic ‘Laws for the Final Frontier’. Addressing a sizeable crowd at the Little Bang Brewing Co in Stepney, Matthew spoke about some key contemporary challenges in international space law, and the key threats to […]

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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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