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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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Partial defence of provocation in homicide to be abolished

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide Law School welcomes the recent announcement by the Attorney-General, the Hon Vickie Chapman MP, that the State Government will introduce legislation abolishing the partial defence of provocation in homicide by the end of the year. The Attorney-General said that this measure will form […]

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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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My GDLP Placement

  In completing the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP) with the Law Society of South Australia (LSSA), I was required to undertake work experience in a legal office. As such, I completed six weeks of placement at Lindbloms Lawyers, and during this time, I gained an invaluable insight into what a career in practising […]

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Second Woomera Manual Plenary Meeting in Nebraska, USA

The Woomera Manual’s Editorial and Management Board members, along with core experts and observers, attended the second Woomera Manual working group meeting in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA on 25-28 February 2019.  Adelaide Law School was represented by RUMLAE members Professors Melissa de Zwart and Dale Stephens, Associate Professor Matthew Stubbs, Dr Stacey Henderson, and Duncan Blake […]

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Why I chose to complete my GDLP at the University of Adelaide

  In enrolling into a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Adelaide, I always knew that I wanted to follow a career path into legal practice. So, when my final year at university came around, it was time to begin thinking about where I would complete the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP). In […]

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Abortion laws ready for reform

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the University of Adelaide has been requested by the South Australian Attorney-General to examine changes to the State’s abortion laws. “The South Australian Law Reform Institute welcomes the opportunity to undertake this most important reference, with a view to making abortion a regulated medical procedure […]

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The Entrepreneur and Venture Advice Clinic re-opens for 2019

The Entrepreneur and Venture Advice Clinic will re-commence on 6 March 2019, offering free legal advice to entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses. In 2018, Dr Beth Nosworthy from the Adelaide Law School launched EVAC, a clinic providing entrepreneurs and start-ups with transactional and governance assistance. Forming part of the Adelaide Law School’s strong Clinical Legal […]

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Bankruptcy Trustees’ Forum

Adelaide Law School’s research unit Regulation of Corporations Insolvency and Tax (ROCIT) held a Bankruptcy Trustees’ Forum on Friday last week. Adelaide law firm, Lynch Meyer was again our partner. The day included outstanding presentations on contemporary issues from AFSA’s Chief Executive, Professor Jason Harris and Assoc Professor David Brown. A particular highlight was the […]

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RUMLAE board member Dr Colette Langos appointed as an Honorary Faculty Member of US Army JAG School

  RUMLAE board member Dr Colette Langos has just returned from a six month secondment  as a Visiting Professor at the United States Judge Advocate General’s School.  Dr Langos was the first foreign academic to hold the position of Visiting Professor. Before Dr Langos’ tenure at the Army JAG School concluded, she was appointed as an Honorary Faculty […]

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