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Thanks so much to His Honour Geoff Muecke for judging the advocacy exercises for the Sentencing and Criminal Justice students. His experience, humanity and sense of humour provided students with invaluable insights into the sentencing process and with an enormous boost to developing their skills as criminal practitioners. It was uplifting to hear His Honour’s […]

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Thanks to the students and practitioners who made the Next Steps event – ‘Getting a Foot in the Door of the Criminal Law’ – such a success. Solicitor and Project Officer from the Women’s Legal Service, Chloe Fragos (second from left), and Legal Education Solicitor at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Luke Hannath (far right) […]

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Thanks so much to ABC News Court Reporter, Rebecca Opie @BecOpie, for coming to speak at the final lecture for Sentencing and Criminal Justice. Bec provided a frank and fascinating ‘behind the scenes’ insight into reporting on crime. The discussion about what criminal lawyers and crime reporters have in common compared to where they have […]

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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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The Adelaide Law School alumni from the 5 years spanning 1980-1984 came together for a reunion dinner last Saturday night at the National Wine Centre. Alumni travelled from most other states to join their South Australian colleagues to mingle and share stories. On the big screen there was an impressive photo collection and even a […]

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Adelaide Law School HDR Students and Academics were lucky enough to get a private tour of South Australia’s Parliament House and Research Library last week.                    

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Thanks so much to Henry James from Connolly & Co for spending Monday morning with the law students enrolled in the Graduate Career Readiness elective course. Henry hosted Joel Niles, Shaun Debrecini and Ashiq Farzan on a site visit in his office and then accompanied them to the Adelaide Magistrates Court. Joel reflected after the […]

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Dr Mark Giancaspro presented a seminar at The University of Manchester Law School on October 23 addressing emerging issues in contract law. HIs focus was upon the interface of contract law and technology, particularly smart contracts and liability issues that arise if they ‘go rogue’. Special thanks to Professor Geraint Howells and Dr Bruce Wardaugh […]

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October 24 is UN Day and in Adelaide this was celebrated with the UN Day Lecture hosted by the Federal Court. Professor Christopher Symes of Adelaide Law School gave the Lecture on his reflections on UNCITRAL’s Model Law on Cross Border Insolvency. Professor Symes outlined the achievements of Working Group V and Australia’s adoption and […]

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  On Friday, 18 Oct 2019, RUMLAE Management Board Member Ms Kellie Toole and RUMLAE member Dr Elaine Waddell presented a public seminar in the Law School regarding their preliminary findings into research they are undertaking regarding the connection between military service and (civilian) criminal offending. This research is pioneering in Australia. It is the […]

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