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Partial defence of provocation in homicide to be abolished

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide Law School welcomes the recent announcement by the Attorney-General, the Hon Vickie Chapman MP, that the State Government will introduce legislation abolishing the partial defence of provocation in homicide by the end of the year. The Attorney-General said that this measure will form […]

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Effective and Co-Operative Law Reform in Smaller Jurisdictions

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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SALRI to visit Mount Gambier for consultation on the forfeiture rule

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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RUMLAE Director Prof Stephens presents at the Australian Youth Aerospace Association Conference in Canberra 

Professor Dale Stephens participated in a panel at the recent Australian Youth Aerospace Association Conference held in Canberra on July 18.  The Conference attracted young Aerospace Professionals (including Engineers, Scientists, Economists, Lawyers, Archeologists and Ethicists) from around Australia and brought together representatives from Academia, Government and Private Industry to discuss issues related to aerospace.  The Conference is co-sponsored […]

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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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Adelaide Law scholar discusses regime complex for Antarctica in San Francisco

Dr Nengye Liu was recently invited to present in a panel ‘Institutional and Legal Dynamics of Antarctic Governance in a Changing World’ at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, San Francisco. This is the largest international studies conference in the world with more than 5000 participants annually. Dr Liu presented a paper ‘A Bull […]

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PLPRU research on Refugee Women and Work.

Alex Reilly and Joanna Howe with two co-investigators in Psychology and Social Health have secured a grant for $282,802 under the National Research Grants program in the Commonwealth Department of Social Services. The project is titled ‘Refugee women and work: pathways to employment for social inclusion and health and well-being’. The project focuses on employment […]

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Effective and Co-Operative Law reform in Smaller Jurisdictions: SA Law Reform Visit to Tasmania

The challenges and opportunities of undertaking an effective modern law reform reference common to smaller jurisdictions such as South Australia and Tasmania was the theme of a recent productive 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 […]

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Seminar – Lethal Autonomous Robots and the Plight of the Noncombatant

The Research Units for Military Law and Ethics (RUMLAE) and for the Study of Society, Ethics and the Law (RUSSEL) present Abstract: Ongoing meetings of the United Nations in Geneva regarding the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons consider the many issues surrounding the use of lethal autonomous weapons systems from a variety of legal, ethical, […]

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Teaching and Research from the South to the North

In September, Dr Nengye Liu was invited by the Australian Academy of Science to present at this year’s Theo Murphy Australian Frontiers of Science Conference – The Antarctic Frontier: Developing Research in an Extreme Environment. The Conference was held in Hobart 13-15 September, and attracted more than 40 top early/mid-career scientists across the country. Dr […]

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