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By Elijah Caon Over summer I spent six weeks interning at Barengi Gadjin Land Council (BGLC), which is located in Horsham, in rural Victoria. This internship was set up by the Aurora Internship Program (www.auroraproject.com.au) which offers internships in the summer and winter breaks. Initially I was admittedly apprehensive about how I would manage in […]

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The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide Law School held two consultation sessions with interested parties at the University of Adelaide on 5 April 2019 to discuss its present reference examining the forfeiture rule in unlawful homicide. The two roundtable sessions were chaired by the Hon Tom Gray QC and proved highly […]

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  In completing the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP) with the Law Society of South Australia (LSSA), I was required to undertake work experience in a legal office. As such, I completed six weeks of placement at Lindbloms Lawyers, and during this time, I gained an invaluable insight into what a career in practising […]

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The Woomera Manual’s Editorial and Management Board members, along with core experts and observers, attended the second Woomera Manual working group meeting in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA on 25-28 February 2019.  Adelaide Law School was represented by RUMLAE members Professors Melissa de Zwart and Dale Stephens, Associate Professor Matthew Stubbs, Dr Stacey Henderson, and Duncan Blake […]

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The challenges and opportunities of undertaking effective modern law reform common to smaller jurisdictions such as South Australia and Tasmania were the focus of a recent fruitful visit to the University of Tasmania and the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute by Professor John Williams and Dr David Plater, the Director and Deputy Director of the South […]

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The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide Law School is visiting Mt Gambier on 15 April 2019 to update the community about its work and to seek comments on its present reference into the forfeiture rule in unlawful homicide. Professor John Williams, SALRI’s Director, noted that SALRI is always keen […]

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On 1st March 2019 we held a reunion dinner in a private room at the Hilton Adelaide to celebrate the anniversaries of 55 years from commencement and 50 years from admission to the Bar. My year, the leading edge of the ‘Baby Boomers’, started at the Adelaide University Law School in March 1964. It was […]

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  In enrolling into a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Adelaide, I always knew that I wanted to follow a career path into legal practice. So, when my final year at university came around, it was time to begin thinking about where I would complete the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP). In […]

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Today in The Conversation Prof Alex Reilly   challenges the politicisation of refugee policy since the Tampa crisis of 2001 and suggests a new way forward. Read the full article here.

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The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the University of Adelaide has been requested by the South Australian Attorney-General to examine changes to the State’s abortion laws. “The South Australian Law Reform Institute welcomes the opportunity to undertake this most important reference, with a view to making abortion a regulated medical procedure […]

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