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‘Prisoner Disenfranchisement: Effects and Implications’

You are invited to a joint Public Law and Policy Research Unit (PLPRU) and Electoral Regulation Research Network (ERRN) event.   ‘Prisoner Disenfranchisement: Effects and Implications’   SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: Dr Victoria Shineman Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh Paper Title: ‘What Are the Non-Electoral Effects of Felon Disenfranchisement Laws? A Field Experiment’ Estimating […]

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‘Space Force’ and the Law

Prof Melissa de Zwart, Dean of Law, argues that there are more important issues that may be lost in the controversy over President Trump’s Space Force and cautions that ‘it’s not yet clear where this move sits in light of prohibitions laid out in the Outer Space Treaty, the document that has guided the the exploration […]

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Reform to “gay panic defence” has wider legal implications

The use of provocation as an excuse in murder should have no place in SA criminal law, according to a report published by the South Australian Law Reform Institute. In the second of two reports, the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute, based at the University of Adelaide Law School, is recommending that the State […]

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Law reform institute to probe surrogacy laws

The South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) is seeking feedback from the community as part of its comprehensive review of the state’s surrogacy laws. The independent law reform body, which is based at the University of Adelaide Law School, had been asked to consider an appropriate regulatory framework for surrogacy arrangements in South Australia by […]

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New global study on internships

The International Labour Organization has released a major study by Adelaide Law School academics Professors Andrew Stewart, Rosemary Owens and Ms Anne Hewitt, together with recent graduate Irene Nikoloudakis. It evaluates the regulation of internships and other forms of work experience across 13 developed, emerging and developing nations and proposes guidelines for the establishment of […]

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Adelaide Law School scholar has won a competitive grant from the Australian Institute of International Affairs

Australia’s top think tank – Australian Institute of International Affairs, recently announced the result of its 2018 round of application for Workshop Support Grant. Dr Nengye Liu’s proposed Workshop “Exploring Australia’s China Strategy in Antarctic Governance” became the only one that was funded in the country. This award of $7,500 will allow a number of […]

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Book Launch – Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice: Owning and Consuming

On 18 March, Professor Melissa De Zwart, Dean of the Adelaide Law School, and Associate Professor Stephen Downs, ACU Faculty of Theology, launched Paul Babie and Michael Trainor, Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice: Owning and Consuming (Routledge, 2018).  Paul Babie is Professor of Law, Adelaide Law School, and Michael Trainor is Senior Lecturer, ACU Faculty […]

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Dr Nengye Liu appointed Chen An Visiting Chair Professor of International Law, Xiamen University, China

Dr Nengye Liu was recently appointed Chen An Visiting Professor of International Law by the Xiamen University Chen An International Law Development Foundation. Established by Xiamen University, a top 20 Chinese university in Southern part of China, the Foundation is named after Professor Chen An, founding father of International Economic Law in China. Every year, through […]

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Adelaide Law Scholar won Competitive Grant from the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

  Through a highly competitive process, the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) recently decided the results of the 2018 round of applications for the Australia-China Joint Action Program, together with Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Dr Nengye Liu’s project “regulating China’s distant water fishing in the Polar Regions” is one of four projects that […]

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Roundtable: Framing the Futures of the South China Sea

The South China Sea has been attracting the world’s attention for its maritime disputes. However, beyond the disputes the South China Sea is one the world’s most biodiversity rich area and an important fishing ground for people in the region. This Seminar will feature a Keynote Speech by Prof. Dr Julia Guifang Xue, Koguan Chair […]

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