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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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ANZSIL IPSIG workshop held at Adelaide Law School

  On Friday, 31 May, the Research Unit on Military Law & Ethics (RUMLAE) and Adelaide Law School hosted the 2019 Australian & New Zealand Society of International Law (ANZSIL), International Peace & Security Interest Group annual workshop. The workshop brought together presenters from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, and the United Kingdom to […]

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Dr Stacey Henderson chairs session showcasing Adelaide Law School students’ work at the 2019 Space Security Working Group in Montreal

  The work of Adelaide Law School students Alissa Bishop-Thorpe, Philip Craig, Sophie Howe, Rachel Neef, and Connor Rossi has been showcased at the Annual Space Security Working Group workshop in Montreal (16-17 May 2019).  The students prepared reports on key indicators under the supervision of Professors Melissa de Zwart and Dale Stephens. The students’ […]

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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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