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ARC Funding Success

Dr Nengye Liu, together with a group of prominent academics in the country: Prof Marcus Haward (University of Tasmania), Dr Jeffery McGee (University of Tasmania), Prof Tim Stephens (ARC Future Fellow, University of Sydney), Prof Shirley Scott (UNSW Canberra) and Dr Tony Press (University of Tasmania), recently succeed in the Australian Research Council’s latest funding round. […]

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SALRI Briefing for MPs on Surrogacy Report

  On 29 November 2018, the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide University Law School took part in an all party briefing at Parliament House for MPs on SALRI’s recent Report, ‘Surrogacy: A Legislative Framework: A review of Part 2B of the Family Relationships Act 1975 (SA)’. Professor John Williams […]

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Beijing Visit to the Chinese National Police University

Dr David Plater, the Deputy Director of the South Australian Law Reform Institute based at the Adelaide University Law School visited the Chinese National Police University in Beijing from 18 to 24 November 2018. China is a civil law system and the Chinese National Police University in Beijing is the leading institution of its kind […]

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China Study Tour – Day 6

Day 6 Authors: Courtney Bristow, Cristian Di Iulio, Xinying Xie Our first daytrip outside Shanghai began with an early rise to catch a bus to Suzhou. We drove through the criss-crossing freeways, away from the towering high-rises, to the picturesque town of Suzhou. We began at the Suzhou Museum – an elegantly designed building that […]

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China Study Tour – Day 2

Day two started and ended in a haze Authors: Jack, Fumiko and May Our second lecture on Chinese Foreign Trade Law was presented by Professor Hu Jiaxiang. In just a few hours we were given a crash course in the basics of the Chinese legal system and how it operates within international trade laws. Unlike many […]

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Day 1 – China Study Tour

Blog Day 1 – 19th November 2018 The authors are Monica, Josh and Sanah Our first day started with a lecture given to us by Professor Zheng Ge (George) who informed us about how the Chinese law initially developed and provided us with invaluable insight into the development of law today.           […]

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Law reforms propose clearer access to surrogacy

Reforms proposed to South Australian surrogacy laws recommend an updated and improved non-commercial system of domestic surrogacy to protect the interests of all parties, especially those of the surrogate child. A legislative framework – review of Part 2B of the Family Relationships Act 1975 (SA) In a report delivered today to the Attorney-General, the South […]

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AIIA Antarctic Workshop a Great Success

On 7 November 2018, with funding support from the Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA), Dr Nengye Liu organized the Workshop “Exploring Australia’s China Strategy in Antarctic Governance” at Adelaide Law School. The Workshop gathered a group of distinguished Chinese and Australian scholars and policy makers to discuss Australia-China relations in Antarctica. Speakers and discussants […]

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RUMLAE Director Prof Dale Stephens presents at the Second Annual Red Cross IHL Symposium in Hobart

On Friday 1 Nov, RUMLAE Director Prof Dale Stephens participated in a panel at the University of Tasmania with Dr Fiona Terry (International Committee of the Red Cross) on the issue of ‘Restraint in Warfare’.  The panel dealt principally with a new ICRC report titled ‘Roots of Restraint in War’ that had been overseen by Dr Terry (https://www.icrc.org/en/publication/roots-restraint-war) that explored strategies for creating […]

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Australian Academy of Law Emerging Scholars Evening was a great success for researchers to connect with industry

The Adelaide Law School was pleased to host the Australian Academy of Law (AAL) Adelaide Emerging Scholars evening on the 11 October 2018.  The Emerging Scholars event was designed to enable higher degree scholars to present their work to AAL Fellows for feedback and critique.  All of the presenters were pleased to be able to […]

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