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SALRI Reflections: 2019 and the Year Ahead

2019 proved another busy and productive year for the South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI). SALRI is an independent law reform body, based at the University of Adelaide Law School, which was established in 2010 under an agreement between the Attorney-General of South Australia, the University of Adelaide and the Law Society of South Australia. […]

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Public Law and Policy Research Unit hosted a very successful workshop on the Australian Constitution and National Identity

The Law School’s Public Law and Policy Research Unit (PLPRU) hosted a very successful workshop on the Australian Constitution and National Identity during November 2019. The workshop brought together academics from around Australia, in the fields of law, politics, and history, including PLPRU members Peter Burdon, Joe McIntyre (from UniSA), Lorne Neudorf, Anna Olijnyk, Alex […]

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RUMLAE Members Participate in Key Woomera Manual Editorial Meeting in Yokohama, Japan

  RUMLAE Director Prof Dale Stephens and RUMLAE Management Board member Dr Stacey Henderson recently attended a week long editorial meeting in Yokohama, Japan (unfortunately Prof Melissa de Zwart, an editorial member of the Project was unable to attend).  Representatives from the other leading Universities spearheading this project, namely Prof Jack Beard (University of Nebraska), […]

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RUMLAE research on Post-traumatic Stress

Last week, two researchers from Research Unit on Military Law and Ethics, Kellie Toole and Elaine Waddell, presented at the Global Alliance Conference on Post-Traumatic Stress. They discussed their preliminary findings on why ex-service men are in prison at twice the rate of the general population. On their return, we asked them to share some […]

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RUMLAE visit to the Adelaide Womens Prison

Thanks to Chris Tilley from the Department for Correctional Services for escorting the Adelaide Law School’s Research Unit for Military Law and Ethics (RUMLAE) researchers Kellie Toole and Elaine Waddell to the Adelaide Womens Prison and the Pre-Release Centre. The researchers were able to interview prisoners for their research into why male ex service men […]

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RUMLAE Director, Prof Dale Stephens Presents on Space Law at Royal Air Force Legal Conference in the UK

This past week RUMLAE Director Prof Dale Stephens attended the Annual RAF Legal Conference at RAF Halton, UK.  The theme of the conference was multi domain operations and space and cyber operations figured strongly on the agenda.  Prof Stephens was invited to speak to the issues of Space Law and Military Operations as well as […]

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Social Media, Jurors and the Right of an Accused to a Fair Trial: Progressing Co-operative Law Reform between South Australia and Tasmania

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide Law School has been working with the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute (TLRI) based at the University of Tasmania to progress the topical and important issue of the right to a fair trial before an impartial jury in the context of social media and […]

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SALRI and the 2019 law reform class: Thanks to guest speakers

The Law Reform class plays a major role in supporting the work of the South Australian Law Reform Institute. During the year, students select a research topic linked to the present or potential work of SALRI. Previous classes have worked on such diverse topics as discrimination law, equal opportunity, intestacy, succession, family inheritance, police powers […]

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Raising the Bar on Space Law

On 13 August, Adelaide Law School’s / RUMLAE’s  Associate Professor Matthew Stubbs spoke at the Raising the Bar event on the topic ‘Laws for the Final Frontier’. Addressing a sizeable crowd at the Little Bang Brewing Co in Stepney, Matthew spoke about some key contemporary challenges in international space law, and the key threats to […]

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The Constitution in Space

Adelaide Law School’s/RUMLAE’s Associate Professor Matthew Stubbs spoke at the National Archives of Australia’s annual Constitution Day symposium on the topic ‘The Constitution in Space’ at Questacon: The National Science and Technology Centre in Canberra on 9 July 2019. Matthew spoke about how the Australian Constitution has facilitated Australian space activities, about some contemporary space […]

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