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Equal Opportunity Commission Legal Advice Service partners with Equality Lawyers

Throughout the year Clinical Legal Education students placed at the Equal Opportunity Commission Legal Advice Service work with solicitor Skye Schunke to provide legal advice and support to people with discrimination complaints in SA. We are delighted to partner with Equality Lawyers’ Natalie Wade, a graduate of Adelaide Law School. Equality Lawyers provides specialised legal […]

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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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Space Law on the Couch

Professor Dale Stephens recently joined the Attorney General of SA (and Deputy Premier), The Hon Vicki Chapman MP and Crown Solicitor Office lawyer Mr Sam Nelson for a ‘space on the couch’ session at the Science Exchange.  The event was attended by representatives of the Crown Solicitor’s Office as well as other Government Departments  as well a number of private […]

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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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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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