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Congratulations to Tim Porter, Claudia Boccaccio, Gerald Manning and Mitchell Brunker who won the University prize for best group presentation at last week’s conference of undergraduate research.

Congratulations to Tim Porter, Claudia Boccaccio, Gerald Manning and Mitchell Brunker who won the University prize for best group presentation (Professions) at last week’s conference of Undergraduate Research. The ‘SGDE team’ from Corporate Law won the University prize. The team presented on ‘Litigation Funds in Improving Access to Justice and Increasing Corporate Accountability.’ The team […]

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Biodiversity Planning and Regional Australia Study Tour Day 7

  Our last day on tour started with a bracing walk up to a lookout point near Rawnsley Bluff, to be rewarded with glorious views back into Ikara (Wilpena Pound). Then a long drive back to Adelaide. It will take a few days for all of the experiences to sink in. Over 7 days we […]

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Biodiversity Planning and Regional Australia Study Tour Day 2

Day 2 Andamooka’s moon like landscape, trapping bettongs at the Arid Recovery Centre at Roxby Downs, campfire classroom, and a tour of the huge Olympic Dam mining site extracting copper, gold, silver and uranium.  

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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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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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The new Graduate Certificate in Insolvency Law addresses the ASIC Insolvency Practice Rules accreditation requirements

The Graduate Certificate in Insolvency Law is designed to provide students with an understanding and appreciation of the role of Insolvency Law and the process and legislative framework of insolvency practice in Australia. Australian insolvency law regulates the position of companies which are in financial distress and are unable to pay or provide for all […]

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Call for student volunteers: Space Security Index project

Following on from the highly successful launch of this project in 2016, Prof Melissa de Zwart  and Prof Dale Stephens (RUMLAE) are looking for 4-5 student volunteers (UG or PG) who will undertake a research project related to Space Security from February-September 2017. You will work individually and collaboratively as part of a team (online) […]

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RUMLAE Participation in the Inaugural Plenary of the MILAMOS Project held in Montreal

The historic Inaugural Plenary of the MILAMOS Project was held on 2-5 October 2016 in Montreal, Canada. The event marked the first meeting between the 40+ Experts and various Observers participating in the Project, and paved the way for the drafting of the proposed Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Activities in Outer Space […]

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CPD Seminar: Take a Further 20% Off: Corporate Law Advice to Retail Industry Clients in Financial Difficulties

Companies with a tenuous grasp on solvency, in the Twilight Zone before the commencement of a formal insolvency process, need to be able to employ commercial strategies to try to trade their way back to solvency. Unfortunately, as was recently demonstrated by Dick Smith’s, some of the typical strategies employed by companies with tenuous solvency […]

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English Law, Culture, Governance & Society Workshop (1680s – 1760s) : 15 -16 September

This two-day interdisciplinary workshop will address some key themes of  ‘A New History of Law in Post-Revolutionary England’ (ARC DP160100265). Seeking to recover and reassess the history of English law, broadly conceived, over the seven decades following the Glorious Revolution of 1688-8, the results of this project will appear as Volume IX in the Oxford […]

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